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GOOD NEWS FOR IRISH AUDIENCES AS CARTOON SALOON’S
HITS NEW SCREENS THIS MONTH
- Free Screenings around Ireland for Culture Night
- DVD & Digital Release inIreland and UK
Nora Twomey’s award-winning, critically acclaimed first solo feature film The Breadwinner will have free screenings around Ireland as part of Culture Night on Friday September 21. The Digital and DVD/Blu-ray release in Ireland will also take place the same week, with the Irish language version being released on DVD on October 19.
Based on Deborah Ellis’s fiercely uplifting novel about protest and resistance, Cartoon Saloon’s breathtakinghand-drawn animation tells the story of Parvana, a 12-year-old girl who gives up everything to provide for her family and reunite with her father in Kabul, Afghanistan just as the Taliban regime began to fall. Hollywood actress and human rights activist, Angelina Jolie is an executive producer on the film.
FREE SCREENINGS ON CULTURE NIGHT
CONTACT VENUES FOR DETAILS
Civic Theatre - South Dublin - 01 4627460
The Dock - Leitrim - 071 9650828
Droichead Arts Centre - Louth - 0419875140
Dunamaise Arts Centre - Laois - 0578663355
The Glens - Leitrim - 0719855833
Mermaid Arts Centre - Wicklow - 01 2724304
The Mill Theatre - Dun Laoghaire - 01 2969340
The Model - Sligo - 071 9141405
Mullingar Intergrated Arts - Westmeath - 044 9347777
The Watergate Theatre - Kilkenny - 0567761674
DIGITAL AND DVD RELEASE
Digital Release on ITunes and Sky Store September 17th
Sky Store: scnl.co/BreadwinnerSky
DVD & Blu-ray Release September 21st (24th inUK)
Irish language version of The Breadwinner on DVD October 19th
The team at Irish production company Macalla have translated and developed this Irish language version, led by director Jane Farley.
THE BREADWINNER CRITICAL REACTION
“Inspiring! Remarkable! Nothing Short of Exceptional!” Peter Debruge, Variety
“Captivating, Luminous. Strikingly Beautiful.” Kenneth Turan, LA Times
“Breathtaking! Vibrant, jewel-bright and heart-wrenching!”Sheri Linden, The Hollywood Reporter
The Breadwinner has been critically acclaimed around the world, with 42 award nominations including the Oscar and a Golden Globe. Cartoon Saloon received their third Oscar nomination for The Breadwinner, after previous nominations for The Secret of Kells and Song of the Sea. The film won Best Independent Animated Feature Film at the Annie Awards, Best Animation at the LA Film Critics Association Awards: Best Animated Feature at the Toronto Film Critics Association Awards, and the Grand Prize and Audience Award at LA’s Animation Is Film Festival.
MEDIA INFORMATION ON CARTOON SALOON
Christine Monk | Cultural Communications | firstname.lastname@example.org | 087 675 5329
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