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Small Boy (2008)

 |  Drama  |  7 August 2008 (USA)
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Set in the slums of Lagos, Nigeria, Small Boy is based on a true story of a Sunny, 10 year old boy and his treacherous journey of survival. Living in Africa's most densely populated slum, ... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Richard Chukwuma ...
Sunny
Rosemary Chukwuma ...
Dupe
Najite Dede ...
Aina
Justus Esiri ...
Daddy Queen (as Justice Esiri)
Agbolade Gbolahan ...
Deola
Akin Lewis ...
Sunmi
Wale Macaulay ...
Ade
Samuel Obisanya ...
Deola's Gang Member 2
Muyiwa Odukale ...
SM
Dare Ojekunle ...
Tunde
Michael Oladoyin ...
Deola's Gang Member 1
Toyin Oshinaike ...
Oyi
Rilwan Rasheed ...
Deola's Gang Member 3
Sodiq Yisa ...
Detective
Nobert Young ...
Presido
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Set in the slums of Lagos, Nigeria, Small Boy is based on a true story of a Sunny, 10 year old boy and his treacherous journey of survival. Living in Africa's most densely populated slum, he witnesses his father's regular physical abuse of his mother. Living in fear of his father, he tries to protect his mother but ends up in the crossfire. Furious his mother decides to leave her husband and takes her two sons with her. Living in her friend's house she struggles to put her life back together but frustrated lashes out at Sunny when he loses her money and beats him. He runs away terrified and ends up on the streets of Lagos beginning his journey of survival. Wondering the streets he meets a street kid, Deola, and becomes part of his gang. Sunny soon discovers the world of drugs, violence and must learn how to survive or perish. Written by Michelle Bello

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He must survive on the streets of Lagos or perish

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