The Perfect Picture (Ghana: 2009)

Director

Shirley Frimpong-Manso

Cast list

Adjetey Anang

Jackie Appiah

Naa Ashorkor Mensa Doku

Chris Attoh

Lydia Forson

Nana Kwame Osei-Sarpong

Kweku Sintim-Misa

Credits

Shirley Frimpong-Manso

Synopsis

The story of The Perfect Picture revolves around three women facing issues regarding their marriages/relationships. The three women, getting close to age thirty, make bold attempts to change their lives even when destiny plays its joke on them. One woman and her husband face an inability to consummate their marriage.

Reviews

Ameyaw Debrah, Shirley Frimpong-Manso’s Perfect Picture. Jamati (entertainment website)

The Perfect Picture, a Shirley Frimpong-Manso Film. Mimi (blog)

‘The Perfect Picture’ breaks new ground in Ghanaian Cinema. Bella Naija (website)

Oluniyi D. Ajao, Movie Review: The Perfect Picture. TechBaron (online resource)

Academic Articles

Carmela Garritano. African Video Movies and Global Desires: A Ghanaian History.Athens: Ohio University Press, 2013.Project MUSE. Web. 22 Nov. 2015.

Masculinities in Ghanaian Fiction and Film by Theresah Patrine Ennin. The University of Wisconsin – Madison, ProQuest, UMI Dissertations Publishing, 2013. ProQuest. Web. pp. 118-144

African Video Movies and Global Desires: A Ghanaian History by Carmela Garritano. Athens, OH: Ohio University Press, 2013. Project MUSE. Web.  <http://muse.jhu.edu/>.

Sensing the sonic and mnemonic: Digging through grooves, Afro-feelings and Black markets in Ghana, 1966–present by Sionne Rameah Neely. University of Southern California, ProQuest, UMI Dissertations Publishing, 2010. 3418135.

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