The Lost Cafe (Nigeria: 2018)


Kenneth Gyang

Cast list

Ose… Tunde Aladese

Sunniva… Jenny Bonden

Young Thorkell… Tayo Citadel

Dora... Anita Daniels

Lene… Silje Drengsrud

Efe… Belinda Effah


Screenwriters: Ifesinachi Okoli-Okpagu, Regina Idu Udalor


A young Nigerian woman dreams of escaping her dark family secrets and culture. In hopes of fulfilling this dream, she finds herself in Drammen, Norway. She struggles to rise above the culture shock and heartbreak until she comes across a half blind owner of a quaint coffee shop and finds the most unusual answers  to her troubling questions.


Esene, Isime. “The Film Blog: We don’t know how we feel about Kenneth Gyang’s ‘The Lost Café’ (online blog).

Akande, Victor. “AFRIFF2017: Applause for Keneth Gyang’s The Lost Café.” The Nation Online (online magazine).

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