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Ijé: The Journey (2010)

Unprecedented in scope, "Ijé" tells a tale of Chioma, a child growing up in the Nigerian countryside, who warns her restless sister Anya about the trappings of the American dream. Ten years... See full summary »

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Chioma Opara
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Anya Opara Michino
Larry Ulrich ...
Jalen (as Ulrich Que)
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Don Deccico
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Michael Michino
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Jury Foreman
Aria Anne ...
Female Homeland Security Officer (as Mary Ann Arias)
Beverly Austin ...
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Keri Song's Cameraman
Rosalind Belcher ...
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Darren Blake ...
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Linda Brent ...
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Rick Brown ...
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Rick Bryan ...
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Ann Carey ...
Patricia Barone
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Unprecedented in scope, "Ijé" tells a tale of Chioma, a child growing up in the Nigerian countryside, who warns her restless sister Anya about the trappings of the American dream. Ten years later, Anya is accused of killing three men in a Hollywood Hills mansion--including her record-producer husband. Chioma travels from Nigeria to Los Angeles and, with the help of a young, unproven attorney, discovers that the dark secret her sister wants to keep hidden might be the only thing that can win her freedom. Written by Prisca Anuolam

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Ijé was part of the official selection for the first NollywoodWeek Paris Film Festival in France in 2013. Only seven films from Nigerian directors made the list. See more »

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