Femi Adebayo as Banji
Ademola Adedoyin as Prince Aderopo
Kayode Aderupoko as Seargent Sunday Afonja
Kunle Afolayan as Agbekoya
Abiodun Aleja as Olaitan
David Bailie as Chief Superintendent Fred Ackerman
Kehinde Bankole as Miss Tawa
Ibrahim Chatta as Sumonu
Sadiq Daba as Inspector Danladi Waziri
Ifayemi Elebuibon as Baba Ifa
Kanayo O Kanayo as Okarfo
Fabian Adeoye Lojede as Corporal Omolodun
Bimbo Manuel as Canon Kuforiji
Colin David Reese as Father Dowling
Nick Rhys as Rupert Winterbottom
Produced by Kunle Afolayan
Written by Tunde Babalola
In this grim period thriller, a police detective hunts for answers about a serial killer targeting Nigerian women. Set in the 1960s against the backdrop of a country pursuing its independence from British rule, tensions run high as Danladi’s investigation brings him into contact with tribalism and other dark and dangerous sides of society.
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