Children of the Mountain (Ghana: 2016)

Director

Priscilla Anany

Cast list

Rukiyat Masud - Essuman
Adjetey Anang - Edjah
Bex - Gyamfi (as Agbeko Mortty)
Akofa Edjeani Asiedu - Asantewaa
Grace Omaboe - Naana
Jessica Dablo - Nuku
Mynna Otoo - Nyamekye
Mea Vita Otoo-Panou - Narley
Stacy Afful - Agnes
Eli Cecilson - Aqua
Faustina Kumesi - Adoma
Agnes Vemegah - Kitiwaa
Silvia Tettegah - Mansah
William Addo - Xsavo
Frank M. Ahearn - Det. Toomaloo
Rudolph Akrong - Gold Man
Anna Appia-Ankuma - Dr. Asare
Comfort Arthur - Female Resident Doctor
Alison Asihene - Police Woman 1
Precious Bia-Dela - Mabel
Richard Boateng - Pastor
Matilda Gaddah - Dr. Marry Maaynu
Dzifa Glikpoe - Mama
Ludwig Mawuli Kalms - Senchi
Nana Konadu Kyei-Badu - Police Woman 2
Kojjo Mensah - Fitter
Safowaa Miriam - Customer Service Girl
Irene Ntsu - Serwaa

Credits

Writing Credits: Priscilla Anany

Executive Producers: Priscilla Anany, Bex, Clement Djameh, Marie Djameh, Venerandah Djameh, Adam Yeremian

Associate Producers: Mawuli Akpabi, Aphyia Allotey, Barbara Meden Bryant, Nas Jab, Terry Oppong

Synopsis

After giving birth to the son of her neighbor's husband, a woman (Rukiyat Masud) must face the reality that her son is not completely healthy and has a cleft lip among other complications. In order to save him, she travels far and endures much criticism as she is blamed for his medical issues.

Reviews

Lapin, A. “How Priscilla Anany Overcame the Shocking Challenges of Making 'Children of the Mountain.'NoFilmSchool (online blog).

Zvonkov, D. “Film Review: CHILDREN OF THE MOUNTAIN (director Priscilla Anany/World Premiere, Tribeca Film Festival).Stage and Cinema (online magazine).

Caesar John, C. “REVIEW: 'Children of the Mountain' & 'Nkosi Coiffure' – Tribeca Film Festival.Bold As Love Magazine (online magazine).

Gare, W. “Children of the Mountain.The Upcoming (online magazine).

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