The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind

  • PG (IRELAND)
  • 2019




81 %
86 % Certified Fresh

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind is a 2019 British drama stars Maxwell Simba, Chiwetel Ejiofor, and Lily Banda. The story is about a boy who drops out of his school due to poverty. Being an enthusiastic learner he sneaks into a library and learns to build a windmill to save a village from famine. The film is written and directed by Chiwetel Ejiofor and produced by Andrea Calderwood and Gail Egan. The cinematography was done by Dick Pope and edited by Valerio Bonelli. The production companies involved in the making were Participant Media, BBC Films, British Film Institute, and Potboiler Productions. The music was composed by Antonio Pinto. Netflix released the film on 1st March 2019 in the United Kingdom. The film had its world premiere on 25 January 2019 on Sundance Film Festival. The director Chiwetel Ejiofor learned Malawi language Chichewa before making the film. It has a running time of 113 minutes and received PG certification in the UK.

Certificate PG (IRELAND)
Release Date 01 MAR 2019
Run Time 1 HOUR 53 MINUTES
Language

English

Genre

Drama

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