WATATU

By Nick REDING

RUSHLAKE MEDIA GMBH - as SALES All rights, All rights worldwide excluding Sub-Sahara Africa Theatrical, Noncommercial

Drama - Completed 2015


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Zanzibar International Film 2016
Signis Prize
    • Year of production
    • 2015
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • KENYA
    • Duration
    • 72 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Nick REDING
    • Producer(s)
    • Ali MLATSO, Nick REDING
    • Synopsis
    • Yusuf is a young university graduate suffering discrimination, lack of opportunity and is raging against injustice. He slowly becomes seduced by extremist thought, which leaves his family powerless to dissuade him. His Uncle Salim, the only father figure in his life, is helpless in the face of his nephew's ideology. When Salim discovers his new next-door neighbour is actually his long lost childhood friend, Jack, he is delighted. But Jack has become a policeman, a job which in a City increasingly divided by religion and tribe and simmering with violence, places a seemingly unbridgeable gulf between them.

      Yusuf, Jack and Salim’s lives become fatally and irrevocably entwined as Salim struggles to hold his friendship, family and community together. But Yusuf's sister has another plan. Knowing that the communities of Mombasa may have the solution, she takes her story to the streets…
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