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Author: Ann SkinnerHarry HookBob PeckPhyllis LoganEdwin MahindaAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [1989]
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape : NTSC color broadcast system   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Adult drama set in racially charged Kenya in 1950, where a young boy is taken in as a kitchen servant by a white family after the boy's father is murdered. He experiences conflicting feelings about the family that took him in and the culture that he left behind as British colonialism begins to unravel. On-location shooting directed by a man with firsthand knowledge of the country having been both reared and educated  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Drama
Fiction films
Historical films
Political films
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ann Skinner; Harry Hook; Bob Peck; Phyllis Logan; Edwin Mahinda; Robert Urquhart; Kirsten Hughes; Job Seda; Leo Wringer; Nathan Dambuza Mdledle; Roger A Deakins; Tom Priestley; John Keane; Warner Home Video (Firm); Cannon Group.; British Screen.; Film Four International.; Skreba Films.
OCLC Number: 19524129
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 1987.
"Digitally processed"--Container spine.
Includes: Digital restoration demo.
Credits: Executive producers, Menahem Golan and Yoram Globus ; director of photography, Roger Deakins ; editor, Tom Priestley ; music, John Keane.
Cast: Bob Peck, Phyllis Logan, Edwin Mahinda, Robert Urquhart, Kirsten Hughes, Job Seda, Leo Wringer, Nathan Dambuza Mdledle.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG-13.
Description: 1 videocassette (96 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS, NTSC; Hi-fi; full screen.
Responsibility: the Cannon Group, Inc. presents ; in association with British Screen and Film Four International ; a Skreba film ; produced by Ann Skinner ; written and directed by Harry Hook.

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Adult drama set in racially charged Kenya in 1950, where a young boy is taken in as a kitchen servant by a white family after the boy's father is murdered. He experiences conflicting feelings about the family that took him in and the culture that he left behind as British colonialism begins to unravel. On-location shooting directed by a man with firsthand knowledge of the country having been both reared and educated there.

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