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Summary Against all the odds, a thirteen year old boy in Malawi invents an unconventional way to save his family and village from famine. Based on the best selling book and true story of William Kamkwamba.

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind
Metascore Generally Favorable Based on 21 Critic Reviews
68
User Score Generally Favorable Based on 49 User Ratings
7.8
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Summary Against all the odds, a thirteen year old boy in Malawi invents an unconventional way to save his family and village from famine. Based on the best selling book and true story of William Kamkwamba.

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Metascore
Generally Favorable Based on 21 Critic Reviews
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71% Positive
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29% Mixed
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0% Negative
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Metascore
Generally Favorable Based on 21 Critic Reviews
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71% Positive
15 Reviews
29% Mixed
6 Reviews
0% Negative
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Generally Favorable Based on 49 User Ratings
7.8
78% Positive
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20% Mixed
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Generally Favorable Based on 49 User Ratings
7.8
78% Positive
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20% Mixed
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2% Negative
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Production Company BBC Film, BFI Film Fund, Blue Sky Films, Head Gear Films, LipSync Post, Metrol Technology, Participant, Potboiler Productions
Release Date Mar 1, 2019
Duration 1 h 53 m
Rating TV-PG
Tagline Based on the Incredible True Story
British Independent Film Awards
3 Nominations
Black Reel Awards
2 Nominations
Sundance Film Festival
• 1 Win & 1 Nomination