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The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind (2019)

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A boy in Malawi helps his village by building a wind turbine after reading about them in a library book.

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Chiwetel Ejiofor

Writers:

Chiwetel Ejiofor (adaptation), William Kamkwamba (based on the book by) | 1 more credit »
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How to Bring an IRL Tale to the Big Screen

Chiwetel Ejiofor shares his thoughts on his directorial debut, based on the real-life The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind as written by the guy who lived it, William Kamkwamba.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Lily Banda Lily Banda ... Annie
Noma Dumezweni ... Edith Sikelo
Chiwetel Ejiofor ... Trywell Kamkwamba
Joseph Marcell ... Chief Wembe
Aïssa Maïga ... Agnes Kamkwamba
Beatus Ble Msamange Beatus Ble Msamange ... Clubhouse boy
Kelvin Maxwell Ngoma Kelvin Maxwell Ngoma ... Charity
Maxwell Simba ... William Kamkwamba
Lemogang Tsipa Lemogang Tsipa ... Mike Kachigunda
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A boy in Malawi helps his village by building a wind turbine after reading about them in a library book.

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Official Sites:

Filmnegah.com (Persian)

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 March 2019 (USA) See more »

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Truly Inspirational
18 February 2019 | by hrolandwhiteSee all my reviews

This is one of the most inspirational movies I've seen lately, maybe ever. This is a must see, Netflix scored big with this one.


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