Mother of George

R | 1 hr. 47 min.
Opened Friday, September 13th
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Synopsis

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.

Director

Andrew Dosunmu

Cast

Danai Gurira, Yaya Alafia, Isaach De Bankolé, Anthony Okungbowa, Mohamed Dione

Advisory

Rated R for sexuality, some language and a disturbing image