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The Mirror Boy is a mystical journey through Africa, seen through the eyes of a 12 year old boy, Tijan. After a London street fight, in which a local boy is hurt, Tijan's mother decides to ... See full summary »

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Teema
Osita Iheme ...
Mirror Boy
Fatima Jabbe ...
Queen
Edward Kagutuzi ...
Tijan
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Miss Nugent
Peter Halpin ...
PC Andrews
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Rohey Camara ...
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Victor Carvalho ...
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Felix Ceesay ...
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Momodu Musa Ceesay ...
Ballam Musa
Ify Chukwu ...
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Michael Dara ...
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Neton De Bandiem ...
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The Mirror Boy is a mystical journey through Africa, seen through the eyes of a 12 year old boy, Tijan. After a London street fight, in which a local boy is hurt, Tijan's mother decides to take him back to their roots, to Gambia. On their arrival in Banjul, Tijan encounters a strange apparition, a boy smiling at him in a mirror and vanishing. Seeing the same boy in a crowded street market the next day sets in motion a chain of events, with Tijan finding himself lost. While Tijan's panic-stricken mother struggles to find her son, Tijan is left alone in the company of the enigmatic Mirror Boy, seemingly only visible to him. After a bruising spiritual rite of passage, The Mirror Boy takes Tijan on a mystical journey, but not all is what it seems. Written by Obi Emelonye

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Mirror Boy was profiled by CNN on their 'New Nigeria Cinema' trail on the 'Inside Africa programme'. Shown in the UK and USA on Saturday November 13th 2010. It was also profiled on Fusion Plus on February 15th 2011, The Magazine Show on May 28th 2011, Afrobuzz and Amaru Don in June of the same year. See more »

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A great children movie
29 March 2014 | by (another heavenly world) – See all my reviews

I think the Mirror Boy is a great children movie, simple in spirit, yet powerful, effective and well performed. It may seem almost nothing takes place in the adventure, but the spiritual concepts developed throughout are interesting and deep. It's truly a journey of initiation into the culture of the ancestors.

The soundtrack is awesome, varied and rich, quite appealing and also bridging tradition and contemporary concepts! For me the best performance is from Osita Iheme as the Mirror Boy.

This was my introduction to Nollywood cinema and I loved it. Will be looking for more Nigerian movies.


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