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Lusala, adopted by an affluent Nairobi family a decade ago is imposed on to leave home and start on his own. Eager and willing at first, he makes the most of his life, until the demons from his past return, and he faces them on his own.

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Mugambi Nthiga

Writers:

Wanjeri Gakuru (original screenplay), Silas Miami (original screenplay) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Brian Ogola Brian Ogola ... Lusala
Stycie Waweru Stycie Waweru ... Bakhita
Alan Oyugi Alan Oyugi ... Onesmus
Alyce Wangari Alyce Wangari ... Joma
Mkamzee Chao Mwatela Mkamzee Chao Mwatela ... Beatrice
Gitura Kamau Gitura Kamau ... Sospeter
Abu Majid Abu Majid ... Lincoln
Shawn Karuga Igamba Shawn Karuga Igamba ... Young Lusala
Melvin Alusa Melvin Alusa ... Baba Lusala (as Melvin M. Alusa)
Peter Kawa Peter Kawa ... Pastor
Charlie Karumi Charlie Karumi ... Photographer
Papi Odeq Papi Odeq ... Sabuk
Zara Waiyego Macharia Zara Waiyego Macharia ... Young Joma
Edijoe Mwaniki Edijoe Mwaniki ... Deacon 1
Victoria Gichora Victoria Gichora ... Deacon 2
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Lusala a young man adopted by an affluent Nairobi family a decade ago is imposed on to leave home and start out life on his own. Eager and acquiescent at first, he makes the most of his new life, until the demons from his past return, and he has to face them on his own. Written by Mugambi Nthiga

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The Past Will Always Find You

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Country:

Kenya | Germany

Language:

English | Swahili

Release Date:

6 June 2019 (Kenya) See more »

Also Known As:

LUSALA See more »

Filming Locations:

Kenya

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