German PremiereUnited Kingdom 2018Language:EnglishSubtitles:GermanDirector:Adewale Akinnuoye-AgbajeWriter:Adewale Akinnuoye-AgbajeCinematographer:Kit FraserEditor:Tariq AnwarMusic:Ilan EshkeriSound:Peter Hanson, Sophia LeaderWith:Damson Idris, Kate Beckinsale, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Adewale Akinnuoye-AgbajeProducer:Michael London, Janice Williams, François Ivernel, Andrew LevitasProduction Company:Montebello ProductionsDistributor:Koch Media107 min, Colour, DCP
"If you can't beat 'em, join 'em," is the survival strategy behind the feature film debut and life story of Akinnuoye-Agbaje. FARMING tells the story of Enitan, who is put into an English working class family by his Nigerian parents in order to get education. In his unrelenting desire for identity, Enitan, who grew up in the 80s, joins a skinhead gang. Hate and emotional abuse by his foster mother subject Enitan to dangerous brainwashing. Only his teacher does not give him up. Will he succeed in decisively liberating himself in the end? Powerful cinema with Damson Idris and Kate Beckinsale in the leading roles.
Director's Biography:Born 1967 in Islington, London, to Nigerian parents. career start as model and law studies at King's College London. Breakthrough as actor with the American series OZ and LOST. FARMING is his autobiographical feature film debut.
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