August the First (2007)


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First-time director Lanre Olabisi's relentless and devastating family drama August the First observes the calamities that erupt for the deeply dysfunctional Ibirinde clan, when they gather to celebrate son Tunde's high school graduation. Matters in the household are already problematic enough - Rhonda, the mother, slips headfirst into alcoholism; Simisola, Tunde's older sister, distances herself emotionally; and Ade, the oldest son, bombards Tunde with a relentless barrage of criticisms - but … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama
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Written By: Lanre Olabisi, Shawn Alexander
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On DVD: Jul 1, 2008
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Lanre Olabisi's first feature offers an intricate portrait of relationships and individuals, histories and hopes.

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