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Kenyan Thriller Film ‘Lusala’ Now Streaming On Netflix

Kenyan Thriller Film 'Lusala' Now Streaming On Netflix
Lusala fim tells the story of a young boy who used to live with his alcoholic abusive father and leads a dreadful life forced to leave the nest and start life on his own

Kenyan film ‘Lusala‘ is the latest in the Kenyan film industry to make its debut on the international streaming platform Netflix.

Lusala is a 1 hr 5 min English movie released in 2019 and directed by Mugambi Nthiga. it is a blissful ride filled with emotional elements.

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The film starring Brian Ogola, Stycie Waweru, Alyce Wangari, Mkamzee Mwatela and Alan Oyugi tells the story of a young boy who used to live with his alcoholic abusive father and leads a dreadful life. Tired of this life he runs away from his home and gets adopted into an affluent family in Nairobi.

In a better environment, he grows up and is ready to lead his life on his own. But certain events occur, which disturb the smooth process of leading his life on his terms. He also has to fight his demons which keep bringing back the painful memories of his abusive childhood.

Kenyan Thriller Film 'Lusala' Now Streaming On Netflix
Lusala fim tells the story of a young boy who used to live with his alcoholic abusive father and leads a dreadful life forced to leave the nest and start life on his own

Going back and forth between intimate family drama and psychological thriller, this directorial debut by Kenyan actor and scriptwriter Mugambi Nthiga tackles masculinity, urbanization and trauma in the country’s capital. It also highlights the issues around mental health and childhood drama that often affect the youth.

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Second chances in life are also another concept that the film has tried to portray

Lusala is a family drama with major elements of a psychological thriller and is a one-time watchable film. This film can be a lovely watch for anyone with Netflix, as long as you are a subscriber to the video streaming OTT platform

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