Mother of George

After the joyous wedding between Adenike and Ayodele, a Nigerian couple living in Brooklyn, marital complications arise out of their inability to conceive a child. The problem devastates their family and defies cultural expectations, leading Adenike to make a shocking decision that could either save her family or destroy it. Dosunmu captures the nuances of this unique and fascinating culture by creating a beautiful, vibrant, and moving portrait of a couple whose joys and struggles are at once intimate and universal.

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Credits

Director:

  • Andrew Dosunmu

Cast:

  • Danai Gurira
  • Yaya Alafia
  • Isaach De Bankolé
  • Anthony Okungbowa
  • Mohamed Dione
  • Babs Olusanmokun
  • Lenore Thomas
  • Angélique Kidjo
  • Esosa Edosomwan

Writer:

  • Darci Picoult

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