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The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind

2019-03-01 | Drama / History
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Against all the odds, a thirteen year old boy in Malawi invents an unconventional way to save his family and village from famine.
Director: Chiwetel Ejiofor
Stars: Maxwell Simba, Chiwetel Ejiofor

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4 wins 10 nominations
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    Alfred P. Sloan Feature Film Prize

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    Outstanding Directing in a Motion Picture (Film)

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The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind FAQ

The runtime of The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind is 113 minutes.
The genre of The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind is Drama,History,Family.
The release date of The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind is March 01, 2019.
The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind won 2019 Sundance Film Festival, 2020 Image Awards (NAACP), 2019 Heartland Film, 2019 International Film Festival and Forum on Human Rights.
Against all the odds, a thirteen year old boy in Malawi invents an unconventional way to save his family and village from famine..
The casts of The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind are Maxwell Simba starring as William Kamkwamba, Chiwetel Ejiofor starring as Trywell Kamkwamba, Aïssa Maïga starring as Agnes Kamkwamba, Lily Banda starring as Annie Kamkwamba, Joseph Marcell starring as Chief Wembe, Lemogang Tsipa starring as Mike Kachigunda.
The director of The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind is Chiwetel Ejiofor.
On April 15, 2021, the IMDB rating of The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind is 7.6/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 86/100, Metacritic rating is 68/100, TMDB rating is 8.0/10.
The full version of The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind is provided by Netflix
On April 15, 2021, there were 4679 public reaction to The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind including realistic portrayal, like a history lesson, young adulthood, historically important, teaching tool.