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Mother of George
Genre Drama
Running Time 107 min
Release Date Sep 13, 2013
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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… Show more

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October 3, 2013 - Boston.com - Peter Keough, Globe Correspondent

This melodrama about a young wife who fails to conceive a child is set in a Nigerian community in Brooklyn whose seemingly alien traditions and customs prove not much different than most. The lush cinematography and outstanding performances draw in the viewer and bring a near Biblical drama about a terrible dilemma close to home. In English and Yoruba, with subtitles.

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