The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind

UK PG Certificate
In cinemas
February 22, 2019
Buy it from
March 1, 2019
1 Hour 53 Minutes
From Netflix
mild bad language, violence, sex references

Adapted from the bestselling book by William Kamkwamba and Bryan Mealer, The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind follows 13-year-old William Kamkwamba who 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 Malawian 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.

Last updated
February 15, 2019

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