WHO’S IN IT?
Sam Adewunmi (The Hatton Garden Job), Gbemisola Ikumelo (Cocktail), Tai Golding (film debut), Denise Black (Last Orders), Nicholas Pinnock (Monsters: Dark Continent), Demmy Ladipo (film debut), Jayden Jean-Paul-Denis (film debut), John Akanmu (The Hustle), Ibrahim Jammal (Green White Green), Layo-Christina Akinlude (film debut), Rasaq Kukoyi (film debut), Yazzmin Newell (film debut), Ameen Mustapha (film debut), Ruthxjiah Bellenea (film debut)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Shola Amoo (A Moving Image), director, writer; Myf Hopkins (Honeycomb Lodge) and Lee Thomas (Crush), producers; Segun Akinola (A Moving Image), composer; Stil Williams (Gone Too Far), cinematographer; Mdhamiri Á Nkemi (Feline), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Femi (Golding) is a young British-Nigerian boy living with his foster mother Mary (Black) in Lincolnshire, but when his birth mother (Ikumelo) comes to reclaim him, he is whisked away to his mother’s dingy London flat. As a teenager, Femi (Adewunmi) struggles to find his footing in the much harsher London environment…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Shola Amoo’s second film as writer and director is a powerful coming-of-age story that takes inspiration from the filmmaker’s own experiences from growing up.