Cultural Obligations versus Marital Bliss! Watch the Trailer for Andrew Dosunmu’s Film – “Mother of George”Posted on Monday, August 12th, 2013 at 12:36 PM
We’re so excited about this movie we knew we HAD to share! Andrew Dosunmu is the amazing director behind “Mother of George“. The cinematography is simply amazing and the plot is simple yet intriguing. Mother of George premiered to critical acclaim at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival and will be released at cinemas in the second week of September.
Starring brilliant actors like Danai Gurira (Fans of AMC’s Walking Dead will know Danai), Isaach De Bankolé (from White Material), Tony Okungbowa, Bukky Ajayi and Angelique Kidjo – the film is about a Nigerian couple living in Brooklyn. Marital problems arise from their inability to have a baby and then issue goes on to drive a wedge in their family.
According to the producers: “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.“
The film was written by Darci Picoult, and produced by Lars Knudsen and Jay Van Hoy of Parts & Labo.
Watch the beautiful trailer here: