The Breadwinner 12A

Fri 8 – Thu 14 Jun


Irish Animation house Cartoon Saloon have been responsible for some sublime works in recent years with films such as Song of the Sea and The Secret of Kells being the main highlights. Finally they make their much anticipated return with The Breadwinner.

Set in Afghanistan, we follow Parvana who is forced to disguise herself as boy to provide for her family after he Father is arrested by the Taliban. Drawing strength from fantastical stories she invents, she then dares to venture out to find her Father and bring him home.

Dir: Nora Twomey

Cast: Saara Chaudry, Laara Sadiq

Ireland, Canada, Luxembourg 2017, 94mins

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