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Mister Johnson (1990)
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Bruce Beresford
Pierce Brosnan Edward Woodward Maynard Eziashi
1h 41m

"Mister Johnson" (1990) is a drama film directed by Bruce Beresford. Set in West Africa during the final years of British colonial rule, the story follows Mister Johnson, played by Maynard Eziashi, a charming and optimistic Nigerian clerk working for British colonial officials. Mister Johnson, despite facing racial and societal challenges, dreams of a better future. However, as he becomes entangled in a corrupt scheme, his aspirations take a tragic turn. The film explores themes of cultural clash, colonialism, and the personal consequences of navigating a changing society. "Mister Johnson" is a poignant portrayal of one man's struggles in a complex historical and cultural landscape.