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Rafiki is a Kényan film of genre Drama directed by Wanuri Kahiu released in USA on 19 april 2019

Rafiki (2018)

Rafiki
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Released in USA 19 april 2019
Length 1h23
Directed by
OriginKenya
Genres Drama,    Romance
Rating64% 3.2149153.2149153.2149153.2149153.214915

Rafiki est un film kényan réalisé par Wanuri Kahiu, dont la sortie est prévue en 2018. C'est le premier film kényan à être sélectionné au festival de Cannes.

Synopsis

Kena et Ziki mènent deux vies bien différentes dans un lotissement de Nairobi. Kena travaille dans la boutique de son père et attend de commencer une école d'infirmière, tandis que Ziki, passionnée de danse, passe ses journées à traîner avec ses amis. Leurs chemins se croisent alors que leurs pères se retrouvent en concurrence pour siéger à l'Assemblée départementale. Les deux jeunes femmes commencent alors à développer une attraction l'une pour l'autre.

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