The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind 2019 ‧ Drama Director – Chiwetel Ejiofor Cast – Chiwetel Ejiofor Maxwell Simba Joseph Marcell Aïssa Maïga Noma Dumezweni
The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind
2019 ‧ Drama
A 13-year-old boy is thrown out of the school he loves when his family can no longer afford the fees. He sneaks into the library and learns how to build a windmill to save his village from a famine.
“The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind” tells the true story of William Kamkwamba; the young Malawian genius who built a windmill entirely via DIY methods in the early 2000s, to save his family and village from drought and famine. World-premiering at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival earlier this evening, the Oscar-nominated actor Chiwetel Ejiofor’s
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By Screen Rant
Maxwell Simba stars in The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind as William Kamkwamba, a young teenager growing up with his family in the small village of Wimbe, Malawi, including his father Trywell (Ejiofor), mother Agnes (Aïssa Maïga), and sister Annie (Lily Banda). Although the Kamkwamabas are low-income farmers, they pay what they can to have William attend school and get a proper education
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By New York Times
We’re introduced to 13-year-old William (the delightful Maxwell Simba) in 2001, in his village in rural Malawi where lengthening cycles of drought and heavy rains are making harvests increasingly precarious. His parents, Trywell (Ejiofor, terrific as always) and Agnes (an affecting Aïssa Maïga), are determined to give their children an education.
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