Mother of George. Adenike and Ayodele, a Nigerian couple living in Brooklyn, are having trouble conceiving a child – a problem that defies cultural expectations and leads Adenike to make a shocking decision that could either save or destroy her family.
Mother of George is a 2013 Nigerian drama film directed by Andrew Dosunmu and tells the story of a newly married Nigerian couple in Brooklyn who own and manage a small restaurant while struggling with fertility issues.
The film premièred in the U.S. Dramatic Competition at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival. Cinematographer Bradford Young won Sundance 2013’s Cinematography Award: U.S. Dramatic for his work on this film and Ain’t Them Bodies Saints. Mother of George was also selected as the closing night film at the 2013 Maryland Film Festival.
The film has been acquired for U.S. distribution by Oscilloscope Laboratories.