Saïkati the flying doctor

Genre : Drama
Type : Fiction
Column : Cinema/tv
Year of production : 1998
Format : Feature

A sequel to her earlier film, Saikati, this film continues the story of a young Maasai woman's efforts to find a place for herself in the modem world. Refusing the expected arranged marriage, she dreams of flight &endash; literally - as a nurse in a team of Flying Doctors, a crucial institution in East Africa. She moves to Nairobi, pursues a training course, and, in the midst of the realities of modern urban life, struggles to hold on to her naive dream.

SAIKATI THE ENKABAANI / SAIKATI THE FLYING DOCTOR (1998, Kenya, 90 min.),

directed by Anne G. Mungai
In English.

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