A headstrong young girl in Afghanistan, ruled by the Taliban, disguises herself as a boy in order to provide for her family.

  1. Deborah Ellis


  2. Anita Doron


  3. Nora Twomey


Top Billed Cast

  1. Saara Chaudry

    Saara Chaudry

    Parvana (voice)

  2. Soma Bhatia

    Soma Bhatia

    Shauzia (voice)

  3. Laara Sadiq

    Laara Sadiq

    Fattema / Old Woman (voice)

  4. Shaista Latif

    Shaista Latif

    Soraya (voice)

  5. Ali Badshah

    Ali Badshah

    Nurullah / Talib Security Man (voice)

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The Breadwinner



Status Released

Release Information

  • November 17, 2017


    Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13. Films given this rating may contain sexual content, brief or partial nudity, some strong language and innuendo, humor, mature themes, political themes, terror and/or intense action violence. However, bloodshed is rarely present. This is the minimum rating at which drug content is present.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 34m

Budget -

Revenue $312,381.00



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