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Children of the Mountain (2016)

Not Rated | | Drama | 17 April 2016 (USA)
A woman has a disabled child and goes through several challenges to get healing for child having being abandoned by the father.

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Priscilla Anany (as Priscilla Anany-Williams)

Writer:

Priscilla Anany (as Priscilla Anany-Williams)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Rukiyat Masud Rukiyat Masud ... Essuman
Adjetey Anang ... Edjah
Bex Bex ... Gyamfi (as Agbeko Mortty)
Akofa Edjeani Asiedu ... Asantewaa
Grace Omaboe Grace Omaboe ... Naana
Jessica Dablo Jessica Dablo ... Nuku
Mynna Otoo Mynna Otoo ... Nyamekye
Mea Vita Otoo-Panou Mea Vita Otoo-Panou ... Narley
Stacy Afful Stacy Afful ... Agnes
Eli Cecilson Eli Cecilson ... Aqua
Faustina Kumesi Faustina Kumesi ... Adoma
Agnes Vemegah Agnes Vemegah ... Kitiwaa
Silvia Tettegah Silvia Tettegah ... Mansah
William Addo William Addo ... Xsavo
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Frank M. Ahearn Frank M. Ahearn ... Det. Toomaloo
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Storyline

Essuman, a yam seller and a single parent, gives birth to a child with cleft palate and her first instinct is to run away as she's accused of causing her child's "imperfection." She makes the attempt, but her conscience brings her back and she accepts her fate. Three years later, her son is diagnosed with cerebral palsy as he's unable to talk, sit or walk like his peers. Determined to find cure for her son, Essuman hops from hospital to hospital until she accepts that the condition is incurable. She gives up on the hospitals and seeks the help of a herbalist, a protestant pastor and then a spiritualist. They all either dupe her, take advantage of her and or mislead her. The stress of taking care of a disabled child and the criticisms drives Essuman to make certain difficult decisions.

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Drama

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Not Rated
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USA | Georgia | Ghana

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 April 2016 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Ghana

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Very realistic film
5 January 2019 | by boris-91231See all my reviews

I saw the film in French version on Canal Plus (France). I really appreciated the script and the message conveyed. The Director in this film succeeded to describe the classic evolution of people in this situation. Poverty and despair leading these people to seek alternative solutions (usually still vain). A society that mystifies and dramatizes the handicap leading with misinformation. and the State that is totally absent. Indeed these people must live on the hope of seeing a foreign health mission come to hope to see their patient have a care. Well done!


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