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Review Queen of Katwe (2016)

Rachel Caldecott

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Title: Queen of Katwe

Genre: Drama

Director: Mira Nair

Cast: Madina Nalwanga, David Oyelowo, Lupita Nyong'o, Martin Kabanza, Taryn "Kay" Kyaze, Esther Tebandeke, Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine, Ethan Nazario Lubega, Nikita Waligwa, Ronald Ssemaganda, Peter Odeke, Philip Luswata, Joanitta Bewulira-Wandera, Ivan Jacobo, Nicolas Levesque, Babirye Stellah, Edgar Kanyike, Hope Katende, Maurice Kirya

Release: 2016-09-23

Runtime: 124

Plot: A young girl overcomes her disadvantaged upbringing in the slums of Uganda to become a Chess master.



I loved this. It was playing on the TV today and I was instantly hooked and in tears . . . followed by smiles... then more tears (honestly I was a wreck by the end).
I wondered whether people who believe that 'economic migrants' should not be allowed to travel to Europe in search of a better life, should watch this. I'm pretty sure it would change their minds (that is if they have any sort of heart).
 
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