Life in Africa

Trying to remember a documentary (probably British, about 2000) about a white woman with blonde hair, that married an African man called James, and moved with him to Africa. She is trying to adapt to life in Africa, but finds it difficult. The husband is working in construction, and it is hard to find work. They have two children, one of them (Daniel) goes to a local school, when they practice spanking. He doesn’t want to be spanked, runs away and tells his mother about it, when all the other students are punished. The teacher asks “Where is Daniel, he didn’t come to me”, and tries to find him. His grandmother is an African woman, and she doesn’t agree to “Western” way of life and habits. She says about Daniel “his parents refuse to beat him”. Eventually they move back from Africa to their previous life.

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