Movie African Perspectives

African Perspectives: Kukurantumi: Road to Accra © Courtesy of King Ampaw

Thu, 05.09.2019

Goethe-Institut Accra

Kukurantumi: Road to Accra

Director: King Ampaw - 95 Minutes, Ghana 1983
This revealing African comedy / drama contrasts the hectic life in Accra with the relative peace of Kukurantumi, located in the Ghanaian countryside. A truck driver plies his trade between the two locations with few problems until he is forced to replace his truck. In order to raise the money to get a new vehicle, he sells stolen watches and promises a rich merchant to offer her daughter for marriage.