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Farming (2018)

R | | Drama | 25 October 2019 (USA)
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Based on the writer/director's childhood, FARMING tells story of a young Nigerian boy, 'farmed out' by his parents to a white British family in the hope of a better future. Instead, he becomes the feared leader of a white skinhead gang.
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Cast

Credited cast:
Kate Beckinsale ... Ingrid Carpenter
Gugu Mbatha-Raw ... Ms. Dapo
Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje ... Femi
Jaime Winstone ... Lynn
Damson Idris ... Enitan
Theo Barklem-Biggs ... Scum
Cosmo Jarvis ... Jonesy
John Dagleish ... Levi
Lee Ross ... Jack
Tom Canton ... Bomber
James Eeles ... Fathead
Ann Mitchell ... Hilda
Genevieve Nnaji ... Tolu
Skye Lourie ... Paula
Paul O'Kelly ... Tilbury Skin
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Based on the writer/director's childhood, FARMING tells story of a young Nigerian boy, 'farmed out' by his parents to a white British family in the hope of a better future. Instead, he becomes the feared leader of a white skinhead gang.

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britain | nigeria | fostering | See All (3) »

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Between the 1960's and 1980's in the UK, Thousands of Nigerian Children Were Fostered to White Families. This Practice Was Called Farming.

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Rated R for disturbing racial violence and epithets throughout, pervasive language and some crude sexual material | See all certifications »
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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 October 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Farming See more »

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$71,125
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Color
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Ms. Dapo's phone number is eleven digits long and begins with 013. In the 1980s UK phone numbers were ten digits long and the only ones which began with 01 were London's which had the dialing code 010. See more »

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So relatable for Africans in the diaspora
19 May 2019 | by aleobuacSee all my reviews

Spoke to my own experience if being a African not living in Africa and trying so desperately to find belonging in a new home. Fantastic film!


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