Hollywood star Angelina Jolie started a new extraordinary project. Actress and Director will be the Executive producer of the animated film "Survivor" on the situation in Afghanistan during the Taliban regime.
Cartoon "the Breadwinner" is based on the eponymous best-selling canadian writer Deborah Ellis. The novel tells the story of the Afghan girl, Parvana, who after unjust arrest father has to pretend to be a boy in order to feed the family. "Millions of women now, like Parvana, are growing under the yoke of power or of the incident and help their family to survive. This story will remind you about the value of their contribution," announced Angelina Jolie.
"I'm glad I will have the opportunity to work with a professional team of designers who will be able to more accurately demonstrate the richness, the beauty and strength of the Afghan culture, and to portray these girls as Parvana", - quotes its Deadline. Director of the filmwill be Nora Twomey, writer - Anita Doron. Currently, the developers are looking for artists who will voice the characters. The filmwill run until 2017. Note that the "Breadwinner" among other things, will be released in dari, in addition to the English version.
Previously, Angelina Jolie has announced that it will remove the film on the genocide in Cambodia. The project is based on the Cambodian book of the writer Loon University "First they killed my father: Reminiscences of the daughter of Cambodia". The girl was 5 years old when came to power by the Khmer Rouge - her parents killed, six brothers and sisters were sent to labour camps, and it was raised as a soldier in a camp for orphans. Now Jolie is working on the screenplay for the upcoming film.