Sundance 2013 Review: Andrew Dosunmu's 'Mother of George'

From Shadow and Act Sun Jan 20 2013, 20:53:04

Last year, Andrew Dosunmu's Restless City generated quite the buzz on the festival circuit, securing a limited release in theaters and establishing the former fashion photographer as one of the most exciting new voices in film. At Sundance, the Nigerian-born Donsunmu continues in this tradition with Mother of George, his second feature film, once again examining the complicated lives of African immigrants in America. The film begins in a swirl of color and movement with the traditional Nigerian wedding of Adenike (Danai Gurira) and Ayodele (Isaach De Bankole), who receive a special blessing from the groom's outspoken mother (Bukky Ajayi) for the future conception of a...

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