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The Cursed Ones (2015)

A disillusioned reporter and a young, reformed Pastor attempt to save the life of a child accused of witchcraft by bravely fighting back against corruption and false prophets.


Nana Obiri-Yeboah, Maximilian Claussen (co-director)
8 wins & 27 nominations. See more awards »


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Credited cast:
Oris Erhuero ... Godwin Ezeudu
Jimmy Jean-Louis ... Paladin
Ama K. Abebrese ... Chinue (as Ama Abebrese)
Fred Nii Amugi ... Pastor Uchebo
David Dontoh David Dontoh ... Bar Tender
Joseph Otsiman Joseph Otsiman ... Pastor John Moses
Ophelia Klenam Dzidzornu Ophelia Klenam Dzidzornu ... Asabi
Rama Brew Rama Brew ... Elder
Kwaku Ankomah Kwaku Ankomah ... Ayomide
Akofa Edjeani Asiedu ... Choir Mistress
Leonard Kwaku Lumor Leonard Kwaku Lumor ... Hunter 1
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Khadija Abubakari Khadija Abubakari ... Ige
Stella Agyei Stella Agyei ... Yejide's Daughter
Hayat Akuamoah Hayat Akuamoah ... Lobotomized Girl
Philip Amoah Philip Amoah ... Hunter 8


Disillusioned reporter, Godwin, arrives in a West African village to cover the local festival, but soon finds himself swept up in a witch hunt. A series of misfortunes lead a village to accuse a young, mute girl of being a witch. Their Pastor insists that the only hope of salvation lies in her exorcism and death. His compelling rhetoric and ability to incite fear into the people and threatens to tear their fragile world apart. Godwin, with the help of a young school teacher, attempts to save the girl's life, bravely fighting back against corruption and false prophets. Based on True Events, The Cursed Ones is a story of morality, religion, corruption and community in the heart of Africa. Written by Zissou Pictures Ltd.

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Drama | Thriller



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UK | Ghana



Release Date:

8 April 2016 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital



Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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