The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind

13-year-old William Kamkwamba is thrown out of the school he loves when his family can no longer afford the fees.

Sneaking back into the school library, he finds a way, using the bones of the bicycle belonging to his father Trywell, to

build a windmill which then saves his village from famine.The emotional journey of a father and his exceptional son at

its heart, William's tale captures the incredible determination of a boy whose inquisitive mind overcame every obstacle in his path.

- Synopsis provided by CinemaSource

Credits

Director:

  • Chiwetel Ejiofor

Cast:

  • Chiwetel Ejiofor
  • Joseph Marcell
  • Aïssa Maïga
  • Noma Dumezweni
  • Lemogang Tsipa

Writer:

  • Chiwetel Ejiofor

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