The Last Tree

The Last Tree
  • 2019
  • UK
  • 1h 40min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Shola Amoo
  • Cast: Sam Adweunmi, Denise Black, Gbemisola Ikumelo
  • UK release: 27 September 2019

Femi (Golding as a youngster, Adewunmi as an adult) is a British boy of Nigerian descent who, after enjoying an idyllic rural childhood with his foster mother (Banks), is claimed by his mother (Ikumelo) and moves to London. Cohesive and initimate exploration of racial identity, with an outstanding performance from Adewunni as a young man struggling against stereotypes.

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The Last Tree

23 Sep 20194 stars

Sam Adewunmi is outstanding in British director Shola Amoo's sensitive take on race and identity

Three years after he explored the impact of gentrification and cultural erosion on London's black communities in his multimedia debut A Moving Image, writer-director Shola Amoo returns to further explore themes of racial identity, and the power of…

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