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Supportive Environment: The Breadwinner (12A)

Thursday 14 June 2018

Supportive Environment: The Breadwinner (12A)

  • Director Nora Twomey
  • Origin Luxembourg/Canada/Ireland
  • Year 2017
  • Duration 94 minutes

 

“Like cinema at its best, it is moving and magical in equal measures.” - ★★★★ Empire


 This Oscar nominated tale, from the same studio as The Secret of The Kells and Song of the Sea, tells the story of a Kabul family during the time of the Taliban's rule in Afghanistan.

The father opposes the government and has taught his daughters to read in direct opposition to the Taliban law. Parvan is the younger daughter and is headstrong with a rich imagination. When the father is thrown in jail, Parvana disguises herself as a boy to take up her father's work as a peddler.

Supportive Environment screenings are monthly screenings suitable for adults and children with specific needs and people from within the autistic spectrum. Every second Thursday at 11am.

This is an adaptable environment screening, with house lights slightly raised, sound lowered and includes no adverts/trailers.

Tickets are £6 full price and £5 concession. Supportive Environment films are not available to book online, please contact QUAD Box Office on 01332 290 606.