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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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The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind FAQ

Against all the odds, a thirteen year old boy in Malawi invents an unconventional way to save his family and village from famine..
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.
The full version of The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind is provided by Netflix
The genre of The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind is Drama,History,Family.
The director of The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind is Chiwetel Ejiofor.
The runtime of The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind is 113 minutes.
The release date of The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind is March 01, 2019.
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.
On January 21, 2022, 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 7.0/10.