THE BREADWINNER – March 12, 2018
Directed by Nora Twomey – Rated PG
| Canada/ Ireland/Luxembourg | 93 minutes | English, Elevation Pictures
Female director; award attention; literary adaptation.
From executive producer Angelina Jolie and Cartoon Saloon, creators of the Academy Award (R)-nominated The Secret of Kells and Song of the Sea, comes the highly-anticipated new feature based on Deborah Ellis’ bestseller. The Breadwinner tells the story of Parvana, a 12-year-old girl growing up under the Taliban in Afghanistan in 2001. When her father is arrested, Parvana dresses as a boy in order to work and provide for her family. Together with her best friend Shauzia, she risks discovery to try to find out if her father is still alive.
Reel Movie Mondays is operated by the Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery and hosted by Carnival Cinemas.
Buy your tickets in advance at the Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery, with discounts for MAG members. Tickets will also be available at the door of Carnival Cinemas on the screening night by Cash Only for a flat rate of $12 each, based on availability.