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The Price (2017)

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Seyi, a 24-year-old Nigerian-American, works on Wall Street. Desperate to succeed because of his outsider status-due to class and race-he commits a crime, insider trading, which brings his entire world crashing down on him. Seyi's troubled circumstances force him finally to confront his tumultuous relationship with his ailing father, his romantic relationship with his privileged white girlfriend, and his racial and immigrant backgrounds-with nothing less at stake for him than his soul.

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Aml Ameen
as Seyi Ogunde
Hope Olaide Wilson
as Funmi Ogunde
Michael Hyatt
as Ife Ogunde
Peter Vack
as Alex Mueller
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All Critics (10) | Top Critics (6)

But the complex overall themes here are dealt with in such abrupt fashion that their treatment ultimately feels superficial. Still, you can hardly indict Onah for trying to make complex themes briskly palatable.

November 10, 2017 | Full Review…

Writer-director Onah, himself a Nigerian-born artist, understands Seyi through and through. His storytelling is simple but brisk and coherent.

November 10, 2017 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

... the interaction of the film's many tensions nonetheless brings it to complex life.

November 9, 2017 | Full Review…

Just as ambition eclipses the protagonist's judgment, the movie loses its way in an excess of generic story strands.

November 9, 2017 | Full Review…

Dara Ju doesn't feel groundbreaking, but it feels lived-in and genuine.

March 15, 2017 | Full Review…

The story ultimately frays apart by tugging at its flimsiest threads, but Onah hits on too many things with too much force for his debut to be dismissed as a result.

March 14, 2017 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…

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