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Farming (2018)

R | | Drama | 11 October 2019 (UK)
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Based on the writer/director's childhood, FARMING tells story of a young Nigerian boy, 'farmed out' by his parents to a white British family in the hope of a better future. Instead, he becomes the feared leader of a white skinhead gang.
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Credited cast:
Kate Beckinsale ... Ingrid Carpenter
Gugu Mbatha-Raw ... Ms. Dapo
Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje ... Femi
Damson Idris ... Enitan
Jaime Winstone ... Lynn
Theo Barklem-Biggs ... Scum
John Dagleish ... Levi
Cosmo Jarvis ... Jonesy
Ann Mitchell ... Hilda
Lee Ross ... Jack
Tom Canton ... Bomber
James Eeles ... Fathead
Skye Lourie ... Paula
Genevieve Nnaji ... Tolu
Zach Avery ... Martin Fellows
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Based on the writer/director's childhood, FARMING tells story of a young Nigerian boy, 'farmed out' by his parents to a white British family in the hope of a better future. Instead, he becomes the feared leader of a white skinhead gang.

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Between the 1960's and 1980's in the UK, Thousands of Nigerian Children Were Fostered to White Families. This Practice Was Called Farming.

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Rated R for disturbing racial violence and epithets throughout, pervasive language and some crude sexual material | See all certifications »
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English

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So relatable for Africans in the diaspora
19 May 2019 | by aleobuacSee all my reviews

Spoke to my own experience if being a African not living in Africa and trying so desperately to find belonging in a new home. Fantastic film!


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