Soul Boy

Deutschland Kenia 2009/2010 Spielfilm

Summary

Nairobi, Kenya. 14-year-old Abila lives with his parents in Kibera, one of the largest slums in East Africa. One morning the teenager discovers his father ill and delirious. Someone has stolen his soul, mumbles the father as he sits huddled in a corner. Abila is shocked and confused but wants to help his father and goes in search of a suitable cure. Supported by his friend Shiku who is the same age as him, he learns that his father has gambled his soul away in the company of a spiritual woman. The teenager does not want to believe it and sets about looking for the witch. When he finally discovers her in the darkest corner of the ghetto, she gives him seven challenging tasks to save his father’s lost soul. Abila embarks on an adventurous journey which leads him right through the microcosm of his home town …


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Credits

All Credits

Director

Creative supervisor

Screenplay

Director of photography

Assistant camera

Clapper loader

Lighting design

Key grip

Production design

Sound editor

Audio mixing

Production company

in co-production with

Associate producer

Location manager

Original distributor

Shoot

    • Kibera
Duration:
1641 m, 66 min
Format:
35mm, 1:2,35
Video/Audio:
Farbe, Dolby
Censorship/Age rating:

FSK-Prüfung (DE): 20.08.2010, 124048, ab 6 Jahre/feiertagsfrei

Screening:

Uraufführung (SE): 30.01.2010, Göteborg, IFF;
Kinostart (DE): 02.12.2010

Titles

  • Originaltitel (DE/KE) Soul Boy

Versions

Original

Duration:
1641 m, 66 min
Format:
35mm, 1:2,35
Video/Audio:
Farbe, Dolby
Censorship/Age rating:

FSK-Prüfung (DE): 20.08.2010, 124048, ab 6 Jahre/feiertagsfrei

Screening:

Uraufführung (SE): 30.01.2010, Göteborg, IFF;
Kinostart (DE): 02.12.2010

Awards

FBW 2010
  • Prädikat: besonders wertvoll