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FILM DETAILS
Certificate PG
Cast
Eriya Ndayambaje
Roger Nsengiyumva
Sanyu Joanita Kintu
Directors
Debs Gardner-Paterson
Screenwriters
Rhidian Brook
Running Time
85 minutes

Africa United
Colourful, but lacks a killer touch in the final third


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Africa United

Plot
After a mishap involving bus tickets, Rwandan football prodigy Fabrice (Nsengiyumva), his makeshift manager Dudu (Ndayambaje), and Dudu’s sister Beatrice (Kintu) find themselves in the Congo rather than the trials for the World Cup opening ceremony. Abandoning good sense, they elect to walk to the World Cup, crossing half of Africa, picking up friends and enemies along the way.


Verdict
The intention is Spain, the kids are Uruguay, but the direction and script are England.


Reviewed by Ian Nathan

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