Nairobi Half Life (2012) Description :
Nairobi Half Life is a 2012 Kenyan drama film directed by David ‘Tosh’ Gitonga. The film was selected as the Kenyan entry for the Best Foreign Language Oscar at the 85th Academy Awards, but it did not make the final shortlist, and it is the first time Kenya have submitted a film in this category.
At the 33rd Durban International Film Festival, Joseph Wairimu won the award for Best Actor.
Nairobi Half Life (2012) Plot Summary :
A young man, Mwas (Joseph Wairimu) still lives with his parents in their rural home in Kenya. He makes a living by selling western action films, he dramatically acts and portrays most of the action figures in his films in order to entice his customers. He is an aspiring actor and when he comes across a group of actors from Nairobi perfoming in his town, he asks one of them to help him jump start his acting career. But in return he is asked to give ksh1000 approximately USD10 in order for him to be cast in one of the plays. He can only afford ksh500 and is told to take the other kshs 500 with him to the National theatre in Nairobi. He is very excited and after receiving some money from his mother he embarks on his journey to Nairobi with a brief stop over in his town to bade his friends goodbye. He meets his cousin (a gang leader) who gives Mwas an expensive radio system and some money to take to Khanji electronic shop in downtown Nairobi.
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