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Azali (2018)

Thrust into Accra by circumstances, a 14-year-old girl from Northern Ghana must endure life in the slums of Accra, and find a way to get back home.


Kwabena Gyansah




Credited cast:
Asana Alhassan Asana Alhassan ... Amina
Adjetey Anang Adjetey Anang ... Akatok
Peter Ritchie ... Razak
Ama K. Abebrese ... Joan
Akofa Edjeani Asiedu ... Rukaya
Mohammed Hafiz Mohammed Hafiz ... Seidu
Emmanuel Nii Adom Quaye ... Kortey
Ramatu Mohammed Ramatu Mohammed ... Fatima
Alhassan Tahiru Niindoo Alhassan Tahiru Niindoo ... Yussif
Yakubu Inusah Yakubu Inusah ... Fuseini
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Tony Frances Tony Frances ... Esther


Amina, a young girl, lives with her grandmother, mother, Rukaya, and mother's brother lazy Akatok in a small town in Gana. Her father disappeared before she was born leaving her mother pregnant. Her grandmother wishes her to marry an old man and be his fourth wife from their village, but her mother sends her to the city of Accra in the hope of a better life. On the way, she meets a young man Seidu. They stick to each other and try to make a living. She decides to work as a prostitute after some unsuccessful job. She eventually tries to reunite with Seidu, but he rejects her. At this time, her uncle, searches for her for several months, but to no avail. Written by Wiki

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I loved this!
16 November 2020 | by juanmuscleSee all my reviews

Hmm, where do I start! I just wanted to come here and say what a fine piece of writing this thing was but even more the way it all tied together visually and the character development with sparse dialogue at times touched me deeply! and the flashback thing with the voice-over flashback to compel the "wastrel" son to do his brotherly duty! I loved it! The moments when the protagonist goes dead pan into the camera is deeply moving and quite affecting! But the best for me, is the magnificent ending and how all the threads are tied perfectly and we are left with a resounding piece of magnificent art; we must commend everyone who chipped in this project! The people who created this masterpiece should be very very proud of themselves, I watch a lot of cool stuff on Netflix but this one, this one should be canonized for a lot of reasons but for me, this one not only did its job and entertained with seminal style but expatiated on the human conditions that transcends on a universal scale.

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7 February 2020 (Sweden) See more »

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