After the wrongful arrest of her father, 11 year old Parvana cuts off her hair and assumes a male persona to support her family. Living under Taliban rule in Afghanistan, Parvana draws strength from the fantastical stories she invents, and while working alongside her only friend disocvers a new world of freedom and danger that unlike anything she's experienced. Giving up everything to provide for her family, the young heroine embarks on an epic quest to find her father and reunite her family.
With nominations including Academy Award for Best Animated Feature and Golden Globe for best Animation, Breadwinner provides an unflinching account of a young life lived on the brink.
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