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The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind (2019) Poster

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Directed by 

Chiwetel Ejiofor

Writing Credits (in alphabetical order)  

Chiwetel Ejiofor ... (adaptation)
William Kamkwamba ... (based on the book by)
Bryan Mealer ... (based on the book by)

Cast (in credits order)  

Chiwetel Ejiofor ... Trywell Kamkwamba
Maxwell Simba ... William Kamkwamba
Felix Lemburo Felix Lemburo ... John Kamkwamba
Robert Agengo Robert Agengo ... Jeremiah Kamkwamba
Fiskan Makawa Fiskan Makawa ... Priest
Lily Banda ... Annie Kamkwamba
Aïssa Maïga ... Agnes Kamkwamba
Fredrick Lukhere Fredrick Lukhere ... Mkubwi
Hestingzi Phiri Hestingzi Phiri ... Shabani Mkubwi
Rophium Banda Rophium Banda ... Mister Bamusi
Philbert Falakeza Philbert Falakeza ... Gilbert Wimbe
Samson Kambalu Samson Kambalu ... Joe Godsten
Raymond Ofula Raymond Ofula ... Mister Ofesi
Noma Dumezweni ... Edith Sikelo
Lemogang Tsipa Lemogang Tsipa ... Mike Kachigunda
Joseph Marcell ... Chief Wembe
Martin Githinji Martin Githinji ... Reginald Nwachi
Melvin Alusa Melvin Alusa ... Justin Mitwa
Amos Chimpokoser Amos Chimpokoser ... Mizeck Chikankheni
Kelvin Maxwell Ngoma Kelvin Maxwell Ngoma ... Charity Malamusi (as Kelvin Ngoma)
Kelvin Chimpokoser Kelvin Chimpokoser ... Geoffrey
Khalani Makunje Khalani Makunje ... Daniel Ngwata
Eddie Mbugua Eddie Mbugua ... Charles Daud
George Misinde George Misinde ... M.C.
Edwin Chonde Edwin Chonde ... President Muluzi
Hope Chisano Hope Chisano ... Scavenger
Aaron Mhone Aaron Mhone ... Officer 1
Noel Mkubwi Noel Mkubwi ... Officer 2
James Mhone James Mhone ... Desk Clerk
Bruno Chitsulo Bruno Chitsulo ... John Madisi
Hilda Phiri Hilda Phiri ... Alile Kamkwamba
Lomuthi Jere Lomuthi Jere ... Mika Kamkwamba
Ian Chisekula Ian Chisekula ... Man in ADMARC queue
Owen Chikanken Owen Chikanken ... Farmer 1
Rodgers Wagawa Rodgers Wagawa ... Boy (The Harvest)
Gospel Thawale Gospel Thawale ... Farmer 2
Edward Khomamphero Edward Khomamphero ... Farmer 3
Grace Msiska Grace Msiska ... Villager
Trevor Dominic Trevor Dominic ... Tiyamike (6 months)
Truth Dominic Truth Dominic ... Tiyamike (6 months)
Rashid Tambala Rashid Tambala ... Tiyamike (1 year)
Latifa Tambala Latifa Tambala ... Tiyamike (1 year)

Produced by 

Andrea Calderwood ... producer
Gail Egan ... producer
Peter Hampden ... executive producer
Tom Harberd ... associate producer
Phil Hunt ... executive producer
Jonathan King ... executive producer
Norman Merry ... executive producer
Joe Oppenheimer ... executive producer
Compton Ross ... executive producer
Donald Sabourin ... co-producer
Hemal Shah ... line producer: Blue Sky Films Africa
Jim Shamoon ... executive producer: Blue Sky Films Africa
Jeff Skoll ... executive producer
Natascha Wharton ... executive producer
Mario Zvan ... executive producer: Blue Sky Films Africa

Music by 

Antonio Pinto

Cinematography by 

Dick Pope

Film Editing by 

Valerio Bonelli

Casting By 

Alexa L. Fogel

Production Design by 

Tulé Peak

Art Direction by 

João Bueno

Costume Design by 

Bia Salgado

Makeup Department 

Francesca Van Der Feyst ... hair and make up designer / makeup designer

Production Management 

Rachel Dargavel ... head of production
Polly Duval ... post-production supervisor
Shiv Mandavia ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Stephen Carney ... first assistant director
James Cross ... Additional 3rd Assistant Director
Simon Green ... second second assistant director
Sarah Hood ... second assistant director: additional photography
Ciara Lyons ... second assistant director
Andrew McEwan ... first assistant director additional photography
Liam Shaw ... third assistant director

Art Department 

Philippa Mumford ... assistant art director: additional photography

Sound Department 

Simon Diggins ... adr mixer
Robert Farr ... re-recording mixer
Brian Gilligan ... re-recording mixer
Paul Hanks ... foley artist
Lee Herrick ... supervising sound editor
Robert Ireland ... sound designer
Tushar Manek ... adr mixer
Joe Morley ... foley artist
Mike Nyembe ... boom operator
Simon Trundle ... foley mixer and editor
Louw Verwoerd ... sound mixer
Wilson Jacoud Jr. ... dubbing mixer (uncredited)

Special Effects by 

Mick 'Stuntie' Milligan ... special effects coordinator

Visual Effects by 

Sophie Beck ... matchmove artist
Kyran Bishop ... roto/prep artist: One Of Us
Antony Bluff ... visual effects producer: Lipsync
Matthew Bristowe ... visual effects producer: One Of Us
Reno Cicero ... digital compositor
Rupert Davies ... visual effects supervisor
Sylvan Dieckmann ... visual effects supervisor
David Emeny ... compositor: One Of Us
David Fowler ... Visual Effects Executive Producer
Krystal Galley ... digital compositor: Lipsync
Ian Garland ... supervising visual effects editor: Lipsync
Michael Harrison ... Lead Compositor
Ted Harrison ... lighting technical director: Lipsync
Soulla Josephides ... Visual Effects Production Coordinator: one of us
Alasdair MacCuish ... VFX Operation Manager: Lipsync Post
Jacqui Marchant-Adams ... visual effects coordinator
Manuel Mendes ... visual effects editor
Heriberto Penche ... digital compositor: Lypsync Post
Andy Quinn ... visual effects supervisor: Lipsync
Stephen J. Smith ... roto/prep supervisor
Ivan Tomovic ... visual effects artist: Lipsync
Dennis Toufexis ... visual effects artist

Stunts 

Dan Hirst ... stunt coordinator
Mick 'Stuntie' Milligan ... stunt coordinator

Camera and Electrical Department 

Fabio Cachucho ... second assistant camera: "a" camera
Allan Gray ... key grip
Houston Hadden ... first assistant camera
Rebecca Horsburgh ... grip
Ilze Kitshoff ... unit stills photographer
Justin McGillivray ... B Camera Operator
Clive Shirlaw ... d.i.t.
Tasmyn Shirlaw ... data management technician
Simon Van Parijs ... digital imaging technician: UK

Casting Department 

Kathryn Zamora-Benson ... casting associate

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Inge Hough ... key costumer
Chiky Serrano ... key costumer

Editorial Department 

Alexander Crone ... technical operator
Tommaso Gallone ... first assistant editor
Cara Harvey ... first assistant editor
Michael Hopkins ... digital intermediate assistant
Adam Inglis ... colorist
Clarissa Jean-Jacques ... technical operator
Lisa Jordan ... facility director: LipSync Post
Jordan Malonga ... technical operator
Lizzie Newsham ... digital intermediate coordinator
Robert Wareing ... assistant post producer

Music Department 

Ashley Andrew-Jones ... assistant engineer
Laurence Anslow ... protools recordist
Paul John Chandler ... music editor
Stefano Civetta ... mixing assistant engineer
John Kurlander ... music recording engineer / score mixer
Dorina Markoff-McNulty ... musician

Transportation Department 

Rashid Mohammed ... transportation captain

Other crew 

Sara Bonakdar ... For Head Gear Films
Gabriel Brakin ... executive vice president and general counsel
Jerome Butler ... dialect coach
Andy Caley ... For Head Gear Films
Irene Chawko ... script supervisor
Natalie Coleman ... For Head Gear Films
Janae Desire ... Assistant: Jonathan King
Kate Eldridge ... 1st assistant accountant
Steve Grant ... nutrition consultant
Dan Hands ... production accountant
Gogo Hauya ... production assistant
Gareth Jones ... post production accountant
Samson Kambalu ... Chichewa language and culture consultant
Consolata Karani ... production coordinator
Wambui Kiura ... production assistant
Bek Leigh ... head of finance
Mufunanji Magalasi ... dialogue coach
Fawzia Mahmood ... producer's assistant
Peter Mazunda ... Director's Assistant
Grace Mbera ... production assistant
Christos Michaels ... legal services for Head Gear Films
Daniel Negret ... For Head Gear Films
Chloe Sizer ... head of creative affairs
Lucy Sneddon ... producer assistant
Marlon Vogelgesang ... For Head Gear Films
Nikki Wichmann ... key production coordinator

See also

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