On Becoming a Guinea Fowl


On an empty road in the middle of the night, Shula stumbles across the body of her uncle. As funeral proceedings begin around them, she and her cousins bring to light the buried secrets of their middle-class Zambian family, in filmmaker Rungano Nyoni’s surreal and vibrant reckoning with the lies we tell ourselves.

Genre: Comedy, Drama

Welsh Connections

Director / Writer: Rungano Nyoni

Other Key Production Details

Producer: Tim Cole, Ed Guiney, Andrew Lowe
Cast: Susan Chardy, Elizabeth Chisela, Henry B.J. Phiri

Technical Details

Running time: 1 hour 35 minutes
Language: English
Certificate: TBC


Date: 2024 to be confirmed.


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