The First Grader

The First Grader (2010)

It's never too late to dream.

  • Genre: Romance, Drama
  • Release Date: 2010-09-12
  • User Rating: 7/10 from 65 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 43min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Sixth Sense Productions
  • Production Country: United Kingdom, United States of America, Kenya
  • Director:
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From 65 Ratings
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The true story of an 84 year-old Kenyan villager and ex Mau Mau freedom fighter who fights for his right to go to school for the first time to get the education he could never afford.

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    Production David M. Thompson Producer
    Production Moonyeenn Lee Casting
    Writing Ann Peacock Writer
    Sound Alex Heffes Original Music Composer
    Production Anant Singh Executive Producer
    Production Helena Spring Executive Producer
    Editing Paul Knight Editor
    Production Joe Oppenheimer Executive Producer
    Directing Justin Chadwick Director
    Production Norman Merry Executive Producer
    Production Jim Shamoon Executive Producer
    Production Mario Zvan Producer
    Camera Rob Hardy Director of Photography
    Sound Ben Meechan Sound Effects Editor
    Production Trevor Ingman Co-Producer
    Production Ed Rubin Associate Producer
    Production Hemal Shah Production Manager
    Production Richard Harding Producer
    Art Vittoria Sogno Production Design
    Production Margie Kiundi Casting
    Costume & Make-Up Sophie Oprisano Costume Design
    Production Patrick Musyimi Unit Manager
    Production Sam Feuer Producer
    Production Nicola Blacker Associate Producer
    Production Denise Tran Associate Producer