Magazine article Screen International

'The Breadwinner' Takes Rescheduled Dublin Film Festival Audience Award

Magazine article Screen International

'The Breadwinner' Takes Rescheduled Dublin Film Festival Audience Award

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Event was delayed due to the extreme weather in early March.

‘The Breadwinner’ director Nora Twomey

Nora Twomey’s animation The Breadwinner has received the audience award at Dublin Film Festival, in a closing to the event delayed by the severe weather in early March.

The film, which was nominated for best animation at the 2018 Oscars, had its Irish premiere in February at the festival. Based on Deborah Ellis’ novel, it depicts Parvana, an 11-year-old girl from the streets of Afghanistan whose family fights for a better life under Taliban rule. …

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