“Seeing stories… from one point of view is not very rewarding ultimately. I’m just looking forward to being a continuing part of that positive change, he said.

Chiwetel Ejiofor and actors William Kamkwamba, Maxwell Simba, Aissa Maiga [reuters]

The ‘12 Years a Slave’ star went further and said,

“To get emotional truth of the story, I spent a lot of time with William.”

“I came to Malawi to experience the book from the actual ground. I met his family, friends and saw the village where everything took place.”

“William, his family and people live these incredibly epic lives and that was something that I really found in the book. It’s an epic story.”

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The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind’ which is based on the semi-autographical book of the same name tells the story of a thirteen-year-old boy in Malawi who invents an unconventional way to save his family and village from famine.

The movie stars Chiwetel Ejiofor and Maxwell Simba.