Wednesday, 31 August 2011

The first grader (2010)

Inspirational. Based on a true story. A story of how one man overcame the odds.

Emotional manipulation, a predictable storyline, and a highly contrived plot manage to come together in The First Grader, thanks to its great script.

That and its nationalist telling of the Kenyan independence movement and critical assessment of post-colonial Kenya.

Read my full review at Fridae, first published on 31 August 2011.

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