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The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind

1 Mar 2019

1 hr 53 min

Drama

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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.

Details

Status: Released
Countries: Malawi, United Kingdom
Languages: English, German, Nyanja

Production

Peter Hampden (Executive Producer)
Norman Merry (Executive Producer)
Joe Oppenheimer (Executive Producer)
Phil Hunt (Executive Producer)
Compton Ross (Executive Producer)
Tom Harberd (Associate Producer)
Hemal Shah (Line Producer)
Andrea Calderwood (Producer)
Natascha Wharton (Executive Producer)
Donald Sabourin (Co-Producer)
Jonathan King (Executive Producer)
Gail Egan (Producer)
Jim Shamoon (Executive Producer)
Mario Zvan (Executive Producer)
Jeff Skoll (Executive Producer)

Writing

(Book)
(Book)
(Screenplay)

Acting

Maxwell Simba (as William Kamkwamba)
Chiwetel Ejiofor (as Trywell Kamkwamba)
Aïssa Maïga (as Agnes Kamkwamba)
Lily Banda (as Annie Kamkwamba)
Joseph Marcell (as Chief Wembe)
Lemogang Tsipa (as Mike Kachigunda)
Philbert Falakeza (as Gilbert Wimbe)
Noma Dumezweni (as Edith Sikelo)
Khalani Makunje (as Daniel Ngwata)
Robert Agengo (as Jeremiah Kamkwamba)
Felix Lemburgo (as John Kamkwamba)
Raymond Ofula (as Mr. Ofesi)
Rophium Banda (as Mr. Bamusi)
Kelvin Maxwell Ngoma (as Charity Malamusi)
Edwin Chonde (as President Muluzi)
Fiskan Makawa (as Priest)
Beatus Ble Msamange (as Clubhouse Boy)
Trevor Dominic (as Tiyamike Kamkwamba (6 months))
Truth Dominic (as Tiyamike Kamkwamba (6 months))
Rashid Tambala (as Tiyamike Kamkwamba (1 year))
Latifa Tambala (as Tiyamike Kamkwamba (1 year))
Fredrick Lukhere (as Mkubwi)
Hestingzi Phiri (as Shabani Mkubwi)
Samson Kambalu (as Joe Godsten)
Martin Githinji (as Reginald Nwachi)
Melvin Alusa (as Justin Mitwa)
Amos Chimpokoser (as Mizeck Chikankheni)
Kelvin Chimpokoser (as Goeffrey)
Eddie Mbugua (as Charles Daud)
George Misinde (as M.C.)
Hope Chisano (as Scavenger)
Aaron Mhone (as Officer 1)
Noel Mkubwi (as Officer 2)
James Mhone (as Desk Clerk)
Bruno Chitsulo (as John Madisi)
Hilde Phiri (as Alile Kamkwamba)
Lomuthi Jere (as Mika Kamkwamba)
Ian Chisekula (as Man in Admarc Queue)
Owen Chikanken (as Farmer 1)
Gospel Thawale (as Farmer 2)
Edward Khomamphero (as Farmer 3)
Rodgers Wagawa (as Boy)
Grace Msiska (as Villager)

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