The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind (2019)

  • Genre: Drama, History, Family
  • Release Date: 2019-02-14
  • User Rating: 7.9/10 from 1468 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 53min
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  • Production Company: Participant
  • Production Country: Malawi, United Kingdom, United States of America
  • Director: Chiwetel Ejiofor
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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.

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  • 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
Production Natascha Wharton Executive Producer
Writing Chiwetel Ejiofor Screenplay
Directing Chiwetel Ejiofor Director
Production Andrea Calderwood Producer
Sound Antonio Pinto Music
Art Tulé Peak Production Design
Costume & Make-Up Bia Salgado Costume Design
Production Jonathan King Executive Producer
Editing Valerio Bonelli Editor
Production Jeff Skoll Executive Producer
Production Alexa L. Fogel Casting
Production Gail Egan Producer
Crew Dick Pope Cinematography
Production Joe Oppenheimer Executive Producer
Production Peter Hampden Executive Producer
Production Norman Merry Executive Producer
Production Phil Hunt Executive Producer
Production Compton Ross Executive Producer
Production Jim Shamoon Executive Producer
Production Mario Zvan Executive Producer
Costume & Make-Up Francesca Van Der Feyst Makeup Designer
Production Donald Sabourin Co-Producer
Production Tom Harberd Associate Producer
Art João Bueno Art Direction
Writing William Kamkwamba Book
Writing Bryan Mealer Book
Production Hemal Shah Line Producer