The singular life of Beryl Markham - renowned aviatrix, author and adventurer - is depicted. Raised by her father in colonial East Africa, Beryl hunted with the Maasai, bred thoroughbred horses, romanced Denys Finch-Hatton and defied constraining social rules. Based upon her own memoir 'West With the Night'. Written by
Dawn M. Barclift
Did You Know?
Youg Beryl Markham was played by Nairobi Academy student Akix Dayken. Her mother Anne served as her stunt double in the horseback scenes. See more