In 2003, the Kenyan government introduced free primary school for all. It was a surprise to all when 84-year-old village elder, Kimani Nganga Maruge, saw this as an opportunity of a lifetime to receive the education he had always wanted, but could never afford. With the help of Jane Obinchu, the principal of Maruge's village school, Kimani battles the opposition at a governmental level in his quest for an education.

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Justin Chadwick
Mario Zvan
Richard Harding
David M. Thompson
Sam Feuer
Ann Peacock
Tony Kgoroge
Sam Feuer
Nick Reding
Oliver Litondo
Naomie Harris
Alfred Munyua

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Advisory:Contains infrequent moderate violence and language
Country: United Kingdom, United States, Kenya
Language: English
Released:13 May 2011
Duration: 105 min
Genres: Drama Romance

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