“The Breadwinner” quotes

Cartoon The Breadwinner
Title The Breadwinner
Year 2017
Director Nora Twomey
Genre Drama, Family, Animation
Plot – The Breadwinner is a 2017 animated drama film based on the best-selling novel by Deborah Ellis. It centers the life of Parvana, a 11-year-old girl who lives in Kabul under the Taliban's Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan. One day her father gets unjustly arrested and because the Taliban forbids women from going out without a male relative, Parvana's family is left without the means to support themselves so she is forced to disguise herself as a boy in order to provide for her family.
All actors – Saara Chaudry, Soma Chhaya, Noorin Gulamgaus, Laara Sadiq, Ali Badshah, Shaista Latif, Kanza Feris, Kawa Ada, Kane Mahon, Ali Kazmi, Mran Volkhard, Reza Sholeh
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  • “If you look like you believe it, then they will too.”
    Soma Chhaya - Shauzia
    [Tag:belief, faith]
  • “Parvana-What about your father? Doesn't he depend on you?
    Shauzia-I'm a good son, but he is not a good father.”

    Saara Chaudry - Parvana
    Soma Chhaya - Shauzia
    [Tag:father, son]
  • “When you're a boy, you can go anywhere you like.”
    Soma Chhaya - Shauzia
    [Tag:boy, gender, women]
  • “Shauzia-Have you ever been to the sea?
    Shauzia-Neither have I. But I have heard that the moon pulls the water onto the shore and then back out again. I want to see that.”

    Saara Chaudry - Parvana
    Soma Chhaya - Shauzia
    [Tag:moon, sea]
  • “Raise your words, not your voice. It is rain that makes the flowers grow, not thunder.”
    Saara Chaudry - Parvana
    [Tag:violence, voice, words]