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Mother of George / Mother of George

Andrew Dosunmu Director: Andrew Dosunmu
Cast list: Isaach De Bankolé, Danai Gurira, Yaya Alafia, Anthony Okungbowa, Bukky Ajayi, Angélique Kidjo
Screenplay: Darci Picoult
Director of Photography: Bradford Young
Editor: Oriana Soddu
Music: Philip Miller
Producer: Lars Knudsen, Jay Van Hoy
Distribution: K5 Media Group GmbH
Rights: K5 Media Group GmbH
Country: USA
Year: 2013
Running time: 100
Presentation format: 2k digital
Language: English, Yoruba
Subtitles: Czech
Movie synopsis: After getting married, Avodele and Adenike are trying for a baby. Yet the Nigerian couple from Brooklyn is unable to conceive. Furthermore, Avodele refuses a medical examination that might help in such a situation. Dejected Adenike eventually succumbs to her mother-in-law's pressure and decides that a desperate situation calls for desperate measures. The film of Nigerian director, Andrew Dosumnu, offers an insight into the different culture and traditions of the African community in the USA while addressing the topic of femininity and motherhood. The audio-visually captivating drama is also one of the two films that earned a Cinematography Award to Bradford Young at IFF Sundance 2013.
Awards and Nominations: Sundance Film Festival (2013) – Cena za kameru
 
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Screenings
24.03.2014 / 21:00 Praha |CineStar Anděl, # 1, Instinkt     buy ticket
25.03.2014 / 18:30 Praha |CineStar Anděl, # 1, Instinkt     buy ticket
27.03.2014 / 19:15 Praha |CineStar Anděl, # 10, Česká Televize     buy ticket
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