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Chiwetel Ejiofor Makes Directorial Debut With 'The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind' - Watch the Trailer!

Chiwetel Ejiofor Makes Directorial Debut With 'The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind' - Watch the Trailer!

Chiwetel Ejiofor is making his directorial debut with The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind!

The Netflix film will launch on the streaming service, as well as select theaters, on March 1.

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In addition to directing, Chiwetel also stars in the film, which features Aïssa Maïga, Lily Banda and Maxwell Simba.

In the story, against all the odds, a thirteen year old boy in Malawi invents an unconventional way to save his family and village from famine. It also based on the true story of William Kamkwamba.

The film is adapted from the book of the same name by William and Bryan Mealer.

Watch the trailer below!

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Posted to: Aissa Maiga, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Lily Banda, Maxwell Simba

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