Birmingham Stage Company

The First Grader

27 October 2010

Saw the premiere last night of a wonderful new film THE FIRST GRADER, the true story of an 84 year old man who goes to school to learn to read in Kenya.

It's not often you see films these days that dispense with car chases, aliens and gadgets to concentrate on a human story, beautifully played by Naomie Harris and Oliver Litondo. Distribution has been secured in the States and the producers are now waiting for a decision from Britain. Let's hope they get it!

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