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In shengi, which is the street language used in the slums of Kenya, Burungo means two things; 'girl' or 'merchandise'. This is a story about a family consisting of a mother, a father and ... See full summary »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Mwende Musau Mwende Musau ... Josephine
Ruguru Muniu Ruguru Muniu ... Virginie
Jazz Moll Jazz Moll ... Simon
Magdalene Muchoki Magdalene Muchoki ... Mother
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Isiah Chesa Isiah Chesa ... Brother 1
Simon Chesa Simon Chesa ... Brother 2
Geoffrey Jefferson Geoffrey Jefferson ... Jackson
Dome Karukoski ... Tourist Jami
Joel Kennedy Joel Kennedy ... Father
Elizabeth Msagah Elizabeth Msagah ... Seller at market
Gift Amani Muriithi Gift Amani Muriithi ... Gift
Job Khiko Ngugi Job Khiko Ngugi ... Client
Elizabeth Nyambura Elizabeth Nyambura ... Prosititute 2
Pamela Tola ... Tourist Jutta
Cynthia Wambui Wanziku Cynthia Wambui Wanziku ... Prostitute 1
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In shengi, which is the street language used in the slums of Kenya, Burungo means two things; 'girl' or 'merchandise'. This is a story about a family consisting of a mother, a father and six children. The story takes place in one day, during which the two daughters in their early teens try to find the money to buy their Mom a new dress. But earning a dime in the slums of Nairobi is difficult and dangerous. Written by Anonymous

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Genres:

Short | Drama | Family

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Country:

Finland | Kenya

Language:

Swahili

Release Date:

September 2011 (USA) See more »

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Budget:

€43,000 (estimated)
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Helsinki Filmi Oy See more »
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Color
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