The Breadwinner: Film Guide

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A film guide that looks at The Breadwinner (2017), a compelling animation set in Afghanistan about a young girl who disguises herself as a boy to provide for her family after her father is unjustly arrested.

This guide is useful for exploring topics including Art and Design, Citizenship, Religious Education and English Literature in addition to highlighting themes surrounding Middle Eastern countries, crime and punishment, life and death, growing up, community, poverty, food and health, and family & friendship. 

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The Breadwinner

The Breadwinner Film Guide

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