I Am Not A Witch
- 1h 30min
- 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 Witch16 Oct 2017
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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