Sinking Sands

  • Sinking Sands
Genre : Drama
Type : Fiction
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Principal country concerned : Column : Cinema/tv
Year of production : 2011
Format : Feature
Running time : 116 (in minutes)

Pabi and Jimah are happily married and living a peaceful life when disaster strikes in the form of a domestic accident which leaves Jimah with a scar. Unable to live with his new features, his anger and hurt turn him into a monster. The once peaceful relationship turns into abuse.

Director: Leila Djansi
Writer: Leila Djansi (story)
Stars: Jimmy Jean-Louis, Yemi Blaq and Ama Abebrese

Credited cast:
Jimmy Jean-Louis... Jimah Sanson
Yemi Blaq... Dr Zach Mathews
Ama Abebrese... Pabi
Daphne Akatugba... Patience
Grace Nortey... Grandma
Eddie Coffie... Obed
Chris Attoh... Mensah
Louis Marcus... Jimahs' friend
Mrs. Julia Djansi... Panel Member
Amanda Jissie... Ms Olu
Michelle Hogba... Herself
Akosua Agyepong... Mama May
Archibald Etse... Son
Afi Dzakpasu... Singer at Bar
Natascha Mieke... Dr. Samantha Rogers

Country of Production: USA
Language: English
Filming Locations: Accra, Ghana
Budget: $1,000,000 (estimated)


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  • Arterial network
  • Media, Sports and Entertainment Group (MSE)
  • Gens de la Caraïbe
  • Groupe 30 Afrique
  • Alliance Française VANUATU
  • Zimbabwe : Culture Fund Of Zimbabwe Trust
  • RDC : Groupe TACCEMS
  • Rwanda : Positive Production
  • Togo : Kadam Kadam
  • Niger : ONG Culture Art Humanité
  • Collectif 2004 Images
  • Africultures Burkina-Faso
  • Bénincultures / Editions Plurielles
  • Africiné
  • Afrilivres

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