Mister Johnson (1990)

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  • Mr. Johnson Alternative

Synopsis

Period drama set in colonial West Africa during the 1920s. A British official is obsessed with building a road that will link northern and southern Nigeria. Mr Johnson is his young, mission school-educated African clerk who worships 'Mother England' and eventually becomes a victim of his own ambition. The film portrays the effect of colonialism on an African nation.

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