The Last Tree
- 1h 40min
- 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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Reviews & features
The Last Tree23 Sep 2019
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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