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R| 2 hr. 18 min.

Plot Summary
Sensing the threat posed by Hitler, Jewish lawyer Walter Redlich (Merab Ninidze) relocates with his wife, Jettel (Juliane Köhler), and daughter, Regina (Lea Kurka), to a farm in Kenya. Regina adapts quickly, forming a bond with Owuor (Sidede Onyulo), the cook, but Jettel is unhappy. Things worsen when the family is made to move again, this time to Nairobi by order of the ruling British authorities. Dispirited, Walter decides to join the Allied army -- and Jettel finds comfort with other men.

Cast: Juliane Köhler , Merab Ninidze , Matthias Habich , Sidede Onyulo , Lea Kurka , Karoline Eckertz , Gerd Heinz , Hildegard Schmahl

Director: Caroline Link

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Zeitgeist Films

Nowhere in Africa (2001)

Release Date: March 7th, 2003|2 hr. 18 min.

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  • 50
    Edward Guthmann San Francisco Chronicle

    Sinks into melodrama. show more

  • 88
    Mike Clark USA Today

    It's also as good as "Out of Africa." show more

  • 100
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    Everywhere in Nowhere in Africa, skill and art translate into vivid life. show more

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