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Farming

MA15+

Synopsis

Based on his own incredible autobiographical story, writer/director Adewale Akinnuoye Agbaje’s FARMING follows a young Nigerian boy as he is drawn into the warper world of a racist skinhead gang in 1980’s England. Enitan is a young boy “farmed out” by his parents to a white British family in the hope of giving him a better future. Caught between two worlds and belonging to neither, Enitan’s need for love and acceptance is exploited by the adults in his life, transforming a sweet boy into a teenage menace.

Winner - Edinburgh International Film Festival 2019

  • Best British Feature Film
  • Best Performance in a British Feature Film

" A memorable, eye-opening coming of age drama" - Screen Daily

" Extraordinary" - Variety

" Visceral...a great story" - The Hollywood Reporter

Release Date 21 November 2019
Running Time 1hr 47m
Rating MA15+ | Strong themes, violence and coarse language
Cast Damson Idris, Kate Beckinsale, John Dagleish, Gugu Mbatha-Raw
Director Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje

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