Genres: Drama Documentary
Release Date: 16/10/2015 (Kenya)
Age Rating: –
Watatu, is the story of three men who lives become intertwined as one of them, Yusuf, a young unemployed Muslim, becomes radicalised by an extremist group. Yusuf’s family and friends feel powerless to help him. His uncle and only father figure Salim cannot find the words to counter the extremist ideology and Salim’s old friend Jack, a local policeman, struggles to gain Yusuf’s trust. As tensions rise in the port city, Yusuf is eventually driven to a desperate and tragic act.
Directed by: Nick Reding
Produced by: Ali Mohammed Mlatso Nick Reding Krysteen Savane Louis Brooke
Cinematography: Joan Poggio
Edited by: Carole Gikandi
Starring: Ali Mohammed Mlatso Benson Obiva Said Muhsin
|Ali Mohammed Mlatso||as||Salim|
|Khadija Abdulqadir||as||Salim's Wife|
|Aisha Abushiry||as||Salim's Mother in Law|
|Carolyne Rita Mutua||as||Jack's Mother|
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