Angelina Jolie’s Animated Feature Film “The Breadwinner” is Worth All the Buzz!
No matter how hard it is, you can always find the right quote to explain your context. So have we, in the words of Roger Ebert, “It’s not what a movie is about, it’s how it is about it. “
The world today is dangerous, and when the danger surrounds children it is the job of the adults to take a step & raise their voice. Maybe that’s exactly what Angelina Jolie is trying to do with her ambitious project of “The Bread Winner”. Jolie & the team behind Academy Award-nominated THE SECRET OF KELLS and SONG OF THE SEA bring to you “The Breadwinner”. Film is based on Deborah Ellis bestselling novel which goes by the same name. It is directed by Irish animator & film maker Nora Twomey.
Watch the Trailer of “The Bread Winner”
What the film is about?
The film is based in 2001 the trouble times of Afghanistan. When the Taliban Terror was at its peak and how it affected the family of an 11 year old girl named Parvana. It is a story of a very brave girl (Parvana) whose father is falsely arrested by a group of Talibans. Her life takes a 360 degree turn when a small argument of her father with a Talibani leader is followed by his arrest. A family which was already struggling for bread & butter loses their breadwinner. And Parvana being a brave girl takes on the challenge and decides to fight against all odds. She disguises her outlook into a boy to be the breadwinner of the family.
She further decides to look for her father, if he’s still alive! And therefore goes on a journey full of dangers and adventures to find her father. All this takes a lot of courage & Parvana took it from the stories of her father that he used to tell her all the time.
The bread winner definitely looks like an inspiring tale that will leave a lasting impression on the viewer for life.
Angelina Jolie on her Film
“It’s not just an Afghan story, it’s a story of our times and a story of a world in which equal rights for women remain a central burning issue of our time.”
“Is it a happy story or a sad story?” asks the mother of young Parvana towards the end of this trailer for The Breadwinner, to which the Afghan girl replies, “Just wait and see.”
Keywords: animation,TheBreadwinner, Movie
Mon,November 06, 2017