Like Cotton Twines

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Micah Brown (Jay Ellis), an American English teacher thought his life in Ghana was going to be serene and self satisfying until he discovers his student, 14 year-old Tuigi (Ophelia Dzidzornu) is being forced to drop out of school. To atone for her father's crime, she will become a Trokosi - Wife of the gods. A practice of religious sexual slavery. Locked in a battle between church and state, the past and the present, Micah is determined to help Tuigi have a life outside this tradition.

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  • The movie's ending seem a bit syrupy and idealistic by comparison. It's the only departure from writer-director Leila Djansi's painful, yet somehow hopeful realism.

    Jan 31, 2019 | Rating: 9/10 | Full Review…

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