Movie Details

Status: Released

Genres: Drama Documentary

Released: 2015

Release Date: 16/10/2015 (Kenya)

Country: Kenya

Language: EnglishSwahili

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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.



Ali Mohammed Mlatso asSalim
Benson Obiva asJack
Said Muhsin asYusuf
Aisha Mwajumlah asSalma
Khadija Abdulqadir asSalim's Wife
Regina Lewa asFaith
Angie Magio asNana
Aisha Abushiry asSalim's Mother in Law
Carolyne Rita Mutua asJack's Mother
Hamadi Mohamed asMusa

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