LIKE COTTON TWINES - 96'

  • PRODUCTION COMPANY: 40 AND SINGLE LLC
  • DIRECTOR: Leila Djansi
  • PRODUCER: Leila Djansi
  • WRITER: Leila Djansi
  • FORMAT: 96'
  • YEAR OF PRODUCTION: 2016
  • AVAILABLE VERSION(S): English
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  • SYNOPSIS: Like Cotton Twines follows Micah, an American volunteer who teaches in a Ghanaian village and harbors high expectations for his mother’s homeland. He’s eager to help his students reach their full potential, especially the bright 13-year-old Tuigi. But when Tuigi’s family must pay for an accident caused by her father, Tuigi must abandon her education and offer herself as a sex slave. Outraged and upset, Micah battles the tribal culture, religious customs, and the state itself in order to save this girl from a cruel fate.
  • CAST: Rene Adotey, Adjetey Anang, Miranda Bailey, David Dontoh, Ophelia Klenam Dzidzornu, Jay Ellis, Aiyanna Johns, Ludwig Mawuli Kalms, Luckei E. Lawson, Yvonne Okoro, Mawuli Semevo
  • COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: USA / Ghana
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