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Still shot from the movie: The First Grader.

The First Grader

In this biographical drama, 84-year-old Kimani N’gan’ga Maruge (Oliver Litondo) intends to prove it is never too late to learn. So he takes advantage of the Kenyan government's offer to provide free education. However, the authorities only intended to teach children and the old man's presence in the classroom causes controversy. Get the movie review and more. »

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Overall: A-
Violence: C-
Sexual Content: B-
Language: B-
Drugs/Alcohol: B
Run Time: 104
Theater Release: 16 Jun 2011
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MPAA Rating: PG-13
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