Wah-Wah (2005)

Set at the end of the 1960s, as Swaziland is about to receive independence from United Kingdom, the film follows the young Ralph Compton, at 12, through his parents' traumatic separation, till he's 14. The film is largely based on Richard E. Grant's own experiences as a teenager in Swaziland, where his father was head of education for the British government administration.

Directing:
  • Richard E. Grant

Writing:
  • Richard E. Grant

Stars:
Release Date: 2005-08-17
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  • Country: SZ, GB, ZA, FR
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 120
Gabriel Byrne
Gabriel Byrne
Harry Compton
Julie Walters
Julie Walters
Gwen Traherne
Julian Wadham
Julian Wadham
Charles Bingham
Nicholas Hoult
Nicholas Houl...
Ralph Compton - 14 years
Ian Roberts
Ian Roberts
John Traherne
Emily Watson
Emily Watson
Ruby Compton
Miranda Richardson
Miranda Richa...
Lauren Compton
Celia Imrie
Celia Imrie
Lady Riva Hardwick
Fenella Woolgar
Fenella Woolg...
June Broughton
John Matshikiza
John Matshiki...
Dr. Zim Mzimba
Olivia Grant
Olivia Grant
Monica
Clare Marshall
Clare Marshal...
Mrs. Malaga
Angus Imrie
Angus Imrie
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