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      The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind

      2019, Drama, 1h 53m

      66 Reviews 250+ Ratings

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      The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind earns its predictably uplifting arc through strong performances and impressive work from debuting director Chiwetel Ejiofor. Read critic reviews

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      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.

      • Genre: Drama

      • Original Language: English (United Kingdom)

      • Director: Chiwetel Ejiofor

      • Producer: Andrea Calderwood, Gail Egan

      • Writer: Chiwetel Ejiofor

      • Release Date (Theaters):  limited

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      • Distributor: Netflix

      • Production Co: Potboiler Productions, BBC Films, Participant Media, BFI Film Fund

      Cast & Crew

      Chiwetel Ejiofor
      Aïssa Maïga
      Noma Dumezweni
      Lemogang Tsipa
      Maxwell Simba
      Gail Egan
      Peter Hampden
      Phil Hunt
      Jonathan King
      Norman Merry
      Joe Oppenheimer
      Compton Ross
      Jim Shamoon
      Jeff Skoll
      Natascha Wharton
      Mario Zvan
      Dick Pope
      Valerio Bonelli
      Bia Salgado

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