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The First Grader

"The First Grader" follows the story of an old Mau Mau veteran in his eighties, desperate for education he has been denied for a long time while fighting for the liberation. He comes knocking on the door of a primary school in the Kenyan bush where the government has promised free education. Head teacher Jane Obinchu, moved by his wishes and willingly becomes his keystone in supporting him though rejected by parents and officials who wish not to waste precious school space for such an old man.

Language: English
Subtitle: NA
Classification: PG
Release Date: 1 Sep 2011
Genre: Drama / Biography
Running Time: 1 Hour 43 Minutes
Distributor: SHAW ORGANISATION
Cast: Naomie Harris, Oliver Litondo, Tony Kgoroge
Director: Justin Chadwick
Format: NA

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Effective 15 July 2011
G - Suitable for all ages
PG - Suitable for all ages, but parents should provide guidance to their young
PG13 - Suitable for persons aged 13 and above, but parental guidance is advised for children below 13
NC16 - Suitable for persons aged 16 years and above
M18 - Suitable for persons aged 18 years and above
R21 - Restricted to persons aged 21 and above only
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