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The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind (2019)

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Drama
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Director
Chiwetel Ejiofor
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Cast
Chiwetel Ejiofor, Maxwell Simba, Felix Lemburo, Robert Agengo, Fiskan Makawa, Lily Banda, Aïssa Maïga, Fredrick Lukhere, Hestingzi Phiri, Rophium Banda, Philbert Falakeza, Samson Kambalu, Raymond Ofula, Noma Dumezweni, Lemogang Tsipa
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production company:
Participant Media , BBC Films , Head Gear Films , Metrol Technology , BFI Film Fund , Blue Sky Films , Lipsync Post , Potboiler Productions
distributor:
Netflix
assistant director:
Stephen Carney , Andrew McEwan
runtime:
113 minutes
producer:
Andrea Calderwood , Gail Egan
sfx supervisor:
Sylvan Dieckmann , Andy Quinn
cinematographer:
Dick Pope

Synopsis

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

This film is based on the memoir of the same name by William Kamkwamba and Bryan Mealer. It screened at the Sundance Film Festival before its Netflix debut.

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