Mother of George
- 1 hr 46 min
Mother of George is a movie that stars Isaach de Bankolé, Bukky Ajayi, Danai Gurira and Tony Okungbowa. The 2013 Nigerian drama is written by Darci Picoult and directed by Andrew Dosunmu. It was also chosen as a closing night movie for the Maryland Film Festival in 2013. The movie is about the story of a Nigerian couple, Adenike and Ayodele, who live in Brooklyn. They are a newly married couple who manage a restaurant. While managing the business they are also dealing with the challenges of fertility problems and the inability to have a child. This devastates her family and makes life difficult due to the expectations of her culture. As a result, Adenike must make a decision that can either save or completely destroy her family. The movie focuses on the happiness and struggles of a couple dealing with challenges that go beyond cultural influences and are intimate and universally shared.