• Nigerian Prince (2019)

Nigerian Prince

Release Date: October 19th, 2019

NR |1 hr 44 min

Plot Summary

After being sent to Nigeria against his will, a stubborn Nigerian-American teenager joins forces with an Internet scammer in order to return to the United States.

Cast: Antonio J Bell , Chinaza Uche , Tina Mba , Ebbe Bassey , Bimbo Manuel

Director: Faraday Okoro

Genres: Drama , Thriller

Production Co: AT&T

Distributors: Vertical Entertainment

Ratings & Reviews

  • 63
    Doris ToumarkineFilm Journal International

    Character development and backstory needed more work and would have added to better, more engaged storytelling. show more

  • 80
    Helen T. VerongosThe New York Times

    In Grace’s stifling house, the electricity is dicey and the internet nonexistent. There isn’t a shower or extra bed. Just the third-world glaze of sweat and privation you see everywhere in this richly endowed land of economic imbalance, an atmosphere the film, Faraday Okoro’s feature debut, captures expertly. show more

  • 60
    Owen GleibermanVariety

    Okoro has bent over backwards not to make the poverty-row version of a glib crime thriller, but he shouldn’t have bent so far. show more

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