Parish House

Parish House

Nigerian Movie Review: Sylvester played by Van Vicker is facing opposition from his family after returning to Nigeria after leaving the seminary. He brings a new girlfriend Christine played by Mercy Johnson that he wants to marry to his family and they shun her. His mother in particular is very upset with his. We find out that he was excommunicated but the full extent of what transpired is not revealed until Christine’s cousin Cheta introduces her to her best friend Ifunanya. In Ifunanya’s story we find out exactly why Sylvester was excommunicated and why his mother is so filled with shame. Hezekiah played by Nkem Owoh is a catechist in the parish and is super protective over his youngest daughter since his eldest daughter Ifunanya was raped by someone trusted in the community.

Lord Of Marriage

Lord Of Marriage

Nneomma was raped as a child and the effects extend into her present day life, She is visited by many suitors seeking her hand in marriage but she refuses them all, scared to enter into any relationship with a man. Her family are at odds with what to do with her. They do not understand why she still behaves the way that she does seeing the rape as something she should have got over. Will she ever be able to have a normal healthy romantic relationship with a man?

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