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Farming (2018)

R | | Drama | 25 October 2019 (USA)
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Based on the writer/director's childhood, FARMING tells story of a young Nigerian boy, 'farmed out' by his parents to a white British family in the hope of a better future. Instead, he becomes the feared leader of a white skinhead gang.
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Cast

Credited cast:
Kate Beckinsale ... Ingrid Carpenter
Gugu Mbatha-Raw ... Ms. Dapo
Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje ... Femi
Jaime Winstone ... Lynn
Damson Idris ... Enitan
Theo Barklem-Biggs ... Scum
Cosmo Jarvis ... Jonesy
John Dagleish ... Levi
Lee Ross ... Jack
Tom Canton ... Bomber
James Eeles ... Fathead
Ann Mitchell ... Hilda
Genevieve Nnaji ... Tolu
Skye Lourie ... Paula
Paul O'Kelly ... Tilbury Skin
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Based on the writer/director's childhood, FARMING tells story of a young Nigerian boy, 'farmed out' by his parents to a white British family in the hope of a better future. Instead, he becomes the feared leader of a white skinhead gang.

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Between the 1960's and 1980's in the UK, Thousands of Nigerian Children Were Fostered to White Families. This Practice Was Called Farming.

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for disturbing racial violence and epithets throughout, pervasive language and some crude sexual material | See all certifications »
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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 October 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Farming See more »

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$71,125
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Color
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Ms. Dapo's phone number is eleven digits long and begins with 013. In the 1980s UK phone numbers were ten digits long and the only ones which began with 01 were London's which had the dialing code 010. See more »

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An Educational But Visceral & harrowing Film Expertly Crafted
23 October 2019 | by JonnyEBSee all my reviews

It's A great movie well acted and Directed Expertly Crafted while Being educational to a degree but it's a fully immersive visceral experience .

Exploring Race ,and Gang Culture ,in England it's hard to believe some of these things Knowing that it was based on true story makes it and even tougher pill to swallow .Maybe a few scenes are for theatrical licence but still it comes from some where real .

There's so many point in the film where i'd just ask why ? why would you do that ! Nooo !

it's not for the faint hearted and it kind of messes with your mind it's the kind of movie that will leave you with many questions

entertaining but thought provoking and intriguing A work of art One of the Most Original Movies I've seen in ages a refreshing perspective Definitely worth a watch


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