August the First

August the First

DVD - 2008
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The morning of Tunde's graduation party things have already begun to unravel. Tunde has managed to alienate his sister, Simisola. His older brother, Ade, persistently plagues him with criticism, and their mother has started drinking again. Unbeknownst to most, Tunde has orchestrated the return of his long estranged father, resurrecting unresolved family anguish against the backdrop of Tunde's celebration.
Publisher: [New York] : Film Movement ; Prince Frederick, MD : RB Media, p2008
ISBN: 9781436123075
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (81 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in


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Aug 11, 2011

My biggest beef with this good story is the terrible casting. Grandma is far too young and lacks the cranky character I needed to see. The dead beat returning father is way too nice; he ought to be a despicable skank! Too bad, for the story is excellent and needs to be done properly.


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