The Kitchen Toto


1h 35m 1987

Brief Synopsis

Political and racial tensions in 1950's Kenya, as seen through the eyes of a young boy.

Film Details

Also Known As
Kitchen Toto, Mwangi
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1987
Production Company
British Screen Finance; Filmfour International
Distribution Company
Filmfour International; Hoyts Distribution; Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group
Location
Kenya; England, United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 35m

Synopsis

Political and racial tensions in 1950's Kenya, as seen through the eyes of a young boy.

Film Details

Also Known As
Kitchen Toto, Mwangi
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1987
Production Company
British Screen Finance; Filmfour International
Distribution Company
Filmfour International; Hoyts Distribution; Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group
Location
Kenya; England, United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 35m

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Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 1994

Released in United States July 8, 1988

Released in United States November 1987

Released in United States October 1988

Released in United States on Video March 15, 1989

Released in United States September 16, 1988

Released in United States Spring May 13, 1988

Shown at Boston Film Festival September 16, 1988.

Shown at Contemporary Films of the African Diaspora Festival in New York City November 25 - December 6, 1994.

Shown at International Flanders Film Festival in Ghent, Belgium (filmspectrum) October 12-22, 1988.

Shown at London Film Festival November 1987.

Feature film debut for director/writer Harry Hook.

Began shooting August 25, 1986.

Released in United States 1994 (Shown at Contemporary Films of the African Diaspora Festival in New York City November 25 - December 6, 1994.)

Released in United States on Video March 15, 1989

Released in United States Spring May 13, 1988

Released in United States July 8, 1988 (New York City)

Released in United States September 16, 1988 (Shown at Boston Film Festival September 16, 1988.)

Released in United States October 1988 (Shown at International Flanders Film Festival in Ghent, Belgium (filmspectrum) October 12-22, 1988.)

Released in United States November 1987 (Shown at London Film Festival November 1987.)