ChildreN of the MountaiN (Ghana: 2016)


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


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


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.


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