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Mother of George (2013)

 -  Drama  -  18 January 2013 (USA)
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Adenike and Ayodele, a Nigerian couple living in Brooklyn, are having trouble conceiving a child - a problem that defies cultural expectations and leads Adenike to make a shocking decision that could either save or destroy her family.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Ayodele Balogun
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Biyi Balogen (as Tony Okungbowa)
Bukky Ajayi ...
Ma Ayo Balogun
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Sade Bakare (as Yaya Alafia)
Klarissa Jackson ...
Atibo
Ishmael Omolade ...
Dave
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Doctor
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Frank
Florence Egbuchulam ...
Funke
Mutiyat Ade-Salu ...
Helen
Atibon Nazaire ...
Hyacinth (as Atibon L. Nazaire)
Deen Badarou ...
Mr. Lawal
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Marsea
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Monica
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Adenike and Ayodele, a Nigerian couple living in Brooklyn, are having trouble conceiving a child - a problem that defies cultural expectations and leads Adenike to make a shocking decision that could either save or destroy her family.

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Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for sexuality, some language and a disturbing image
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Release Date:

18 January 2013 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Ma' George  »

Box Office

Budget:

$750,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$30,000 (USA) (20 September 2013)

Gross:

$145,400 (USA) (8 November 2013)
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[first lines]
Mother: [wedding ceremony] Ayodele, good health, love, for both of you. Give me good kids. We'll always be here for you.
Father: I wanna second that. Good health. A strong long life. Your secrets will remain intact. Your crown will stay long on your head. Your shoes will last long on your feet. In the power of the Almighty, in the power of the Oshun, in the power of all our Oriahas. Arise, arise.
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Joyce
Written and Performed by Alaba Pedro
Courtesy of Jazzhole Records, Lagos, Nigeria
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Slow Drama
24 May 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Mother of George begins with a traditional African wedding ceremony which takes place in New York City. The bride and groom are toasted with wishes for a baby boy in the near future which will be named George, in accordance with the groom's mother's wishes. After a prolonged period, the hopeful mother to be does not conceive and she attempts various methods to become pregnant. After more time passes, she visits a fertility specialist, but her husband refuses to be checked out by American doctors. Her mother in law tells her that she should allow her husband a mistress in order to have a child. This idea does not go well, nor the next one of having his brother try to father a baby with her. The movie moves slowly, and while the acting is solid throughout, and the clothing beautiful, I was bored by the time it finished.


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