Movie Details

Status: Released

Genres: Drama

Released: 2013

Release Date: 28/01/2013 (International Film Festival Rotterdam)

Country: KenyaGermany

Language: EnglishSwahiliKalenjinKikuyu

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Forgive. But never Forget.

Something Necessary is a film about a pivotal period in the life of Anne, a woman struggling to rebuild her life after the civil unrest that swept Kenya following the 2007 elections, claiming the life of her husband, the health of her son and leaving her isolated farm in ruins. Joseph, a troubled young gang member who participated in the countrywide violence is drawn to Anne and her farm seemingly in search of redemption. Both he and Anne need something that only the other can give to allow them to shed the painful memories of their past and move on, but will either of them find it?



Susan Wanjiru asAnne
Kipng'eno Kirui Duncan asChepsoi
Hilda Jepkoech asChebet
Carolyne Chebiwott Kibet asJerono
Anne Kimani asGathoni
Walter Kipchumba Lagat asJoseph
Chomba Njeru asKarogo
Benjamin Nyagaka asKitur
David Kiprotich Mutai asLesit

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