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The Ghost and the House of Truth

Featuring a magnetic performance from Susan Wokoma, this Nigerian thriller sees an intermediary between convicts and their victims risk everything when searching for her missing 10-year-old daughter.

Drama 2019 67 mins Not rated

Director: Akin Omotoso


Bola Ogun works in Lagos, Nigeria as an intermediary between convicts and their victims; when her 10-year-old daughter disappears after school, she desperately tries to find out what has happened. This tense, dark drama is a thoughtful account of the complexity of the human condition, and shows hope, forgiveness and female solidarity being put to the ultimate test. It features spellbinding performances by Susan Wokoma, a BAFTA Breakthrough Brit, and award-winning Nigerian actress Kate Henshaw.

Part of Film Africa 2020. Film Africa is supported by a BFI Audience Award, using funds from the National Lottery