The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind

October 3, 202181/1001903 min
Year
2019
Director
Chiwetel Ejiofor
Age
7+
Country
United Kingdom, Malawi
Runtime
113.0
Overall Score
Rating Overview
IMDb
76%
Rotten Tomatoes
89%
vod-news
80%
Rating Summary
This was an incredible movie. It does not hide the brutal realities of life as an African farmer. As someone who was born and raised in the continent, I can tell you that everything is legit. They even went the extra mile and incorporated the local language into the majority of the dialogue instead of having it be all in English. This is a powerful and inspirational film. I highly recommend it.

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind is a 2019 British drama film written, directed by and starring Chiwetel Ejiofor in his feature directorial debut. The film is based on the memoir of the same name by William Kamkwamba and Bryan Mealer. It was screened in the Premieres section at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival and began streaming in most territories on Netflix on 1 March 2019. It was selected as the British entry for the Best International Feature Film at the 92nd Academy Awards, but it was not nominated

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