Adams Apples (Ghana: 2011)


Shirley Frimpong-Manso

Cast list

Kieth Ackerman: Gregory
Adjetey Anang: Albert
Joselyn Dumas: Jennifer
John Dumelo: Denu
SoulKnight Jazz: Chris
David Komlah: Kofi bembe
Naa Ashorkor Mensa-Doku: Kukua
Anima Misa: Mrs. Adams
Yvonne Okoro: Ababa


Writing Credits: Shirley Frimpong-Manso and Hetty Owusu

Producer: Ken Attoh

Music: Elorm Adablah and Ivan Ayitey

Editing: Ivan Ayitey and Nana Akua Manso


This movie series follows the lives of Mrs. Adams, a widowed, ex-diplomat's wife, and her three daughters, Jennifer, Baaba, and Kukua, who are in their early and mid thirties. These four 21st century women must deal with dating, affairs, relationships, and past secrets as they struggle to succeed and get the most out of life. Set in the bustling city of Accra, the film focuses on the characters' personal lives, loves, and domestic struggles.


Jemila Abdulai, Film Review/Alert: Adams Apples (Shirley Frimpong's Latest). Circumspecte (blog)

Shirley Frimpong-Manso returns with a cinema series called Adams Apple. A Mighty African (blog)

Victor O. Olatoye, Adams Apples (Chapter 1-3). Nollywood Film Critics (film review website)

Academic Articles:

African Video Movies and Global Desires: A Ghanaian History by Carmela Garritano. Athens, OH: Ohio University Press, 2013. Project MUSE. Web.

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