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The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind (2019)

TV-PG
113 min | Drama

A boy in Malawi helps his village by building a wind turbine after reading about them in a library book.
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Chiwetel Ejiofor (adaptation) | William Kamkwamba (based on the book by) | Bryan Mealer (based on the book by)
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Updated Jan 25, 2019

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Mar 1, 2019 (United States)
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Chiwetel Ejiofor
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John Kamkwamba John Kamkwamba   See fewer
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7.6 / 10 | 9,985 votes