Obama's brother lands role as priest in Chinese film

10:41, December 14, 2009      

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Mark Okoth Obama Ndesandjo, the half-brother of U.S. President Barack Obama will make a guest appearance on an upcoming Chinese movie "Let the Bullets Fly" as a priest.

Mark Okoth Obama Ndesandjo

Directed by Jiang Wen, a famous actor-turned-director in China, the movie centers around a western Chinese bandit gang during the period of regional division in the early 20th century and contains elements of a thriller, with suspense and black humor.

The movie invited Mark Okoth Obama to play as a foreign priest because "Mark has a good figure and is good looking. The point is, he can speak fluent Chinese and knows about Chinese culture", according to movie staff.

Mark Okoth Obama has accepted the invitation. Meanwhile, he will donate all his remuneration to charity organizations.

By People's Daily Online
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