I Am Not A Witch

I Am Not A Witch
  • 2017
  • UK
  • 1h 30min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Rungano Nyoni
  • Cast: Margaret Mulubwa, Gloria Huwiler, Ritah Mubanga, Dyna Mufuni
  • UK release: 20 October 2017

Nine-year-old Shula (Mulubwa) is accused of being a witch, and the authorities in Lusaka place her in a witch camp. Mulubwa is a compelling presence as the sullen, inscrutable Shula, but more clarity in explaining what ultimately happens to her might have made it more accessible.

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I Am Not a Witch

16 Oct 20173 stars

Young Margaret Mulubwa is a compelling presence in Rungano Nyoni's striking but somewhat cryptic debut

Zambian-born, Welsh-raised Rungano Nyoni's eyecatching directorial debut I Am Not a Witch blends deadpan social satire with a highly unusual portrait of a young girl confronted by the eccentricity and injustice of the adult world. Set in and around…

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