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Masquerade

Country: United Kingdom, Nigeria, Language: Yoruba, English, 15 mins

Original Title

Egungun
  • Director: Olive Nwosu
  • Writer: Olive Nwosu
  • Producer: Alex Polunin

CGiii Comment

A masterclass in short film direction and construction.

There's the then, the now and just a hint of the future.

Olive Nwosu never over-states, gives enough to keep you captivated...and, most importantly, she shows rather than tells.

A stunning film.


Trailer...

EGÚNGÚN (MASQUERADE) - TRAILER from Ouat Media on Vimeo.

The(ir) Blurb...

A woman returns to her hometown of Lagos in search of healing. What she discovers instead is a path that takes her into her past and toward a new understanding of the people and experiences that shaped her.

Cast & Characters

Teniola Aladese
Sheila Chukwulozie