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MOTHER OF GEORGE
116 mins. | Rated R
MOTHER OF GEORGE
 
 
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Acclaimed director Andrew Dosumnu (RESTLESS CITY) captures the nuances of a 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. Adenike and Ayodele (The Walking Dead's Danai Gurira and veteran actor Isaach De Bankolé) are a Nigerian couple living in Brooklyn. Following the joyous celebration of the their wedding, complications arise out of their inability to conceive a child - a problem that devastates their family and defies cultural expectations, leading Adenike to make a shocking decision that could either save her family or destroy it.  

Directed by
Andrew Dosunmu

Written By
Darci Picoult

Cast Includes
Isaach De Bankole, Danai Gurira, Yaya Alafia

 

Awards
Sundance Film Festival Cinematography Award winner, Grand Jury Prize nominee

Language
English

Official Site
www.oscilloscope.net


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JOIN US FRI 9/20, SAT 9/21, AND SUN 9/22 FOLLOWING THE 8:20PM SHOW FOR A Q&A WITH DIRECTOR ANDREW DOSUNMU AND SCREENWRITER DARCI PICOULT


New York Times - Critic's Pick!
"Gorgeous and delicate....This is not a fable of assimilation or alienation, but rather the keenly observed story of two people seeking guidance in painful and complicated circumstances. "
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