White Shadow

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Runtime:
117 Min
Genres
Drama
The story of Alias, a young Albino on the run, hunted by local witch doctors who use Albinos body parts for their potions.
Quality
SD
IMDB rating
5.7
Year:
2013
Age Rating:
16
White Shadow
Genres
Drama
Since 2008, albinos in Tanzania have become human targets. Witch doctors offer huge sums of cash for their body parts to be used in magic potions. From 2008 to 2010, more than 200 witch-doctor inspired murders occurred. As a local saying goes: “Albinos do not die, they just disappear.” This is the story of Alias, an albino boy on the run. After his father’s murder, his mother sends him to the city. His uncle Kosmos, a truck driver, takes care of him. Alias learns fast in the city, selling sunglasses, DVDs and cellphones, it will not take long before the boy experiences at first hand the difficulties of life and of being different.

Information

Audio:
Swahili
Subtitles:
-
Runtime:
117 Min
Age Rating:
16
Year:
2013
Country:
Germany
Italy
Tanzania

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