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Saworoide
Saworoide

SAWOROIDE

Directed by Tunde Kelani
Nigeria, 1999
Drama

Synopsis

Upon ascending the throne of the Jogbo kingdom, Lapite shows himself to be a corrupt and despotic ruler, terrorizing his subjects and plundering the natural resources for personal gain. This classic allegory examines the political traumas that have befallen post-independence Nigeria.

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Synopsis

Upon ascending the throne of the Jogbo kingdom, Lapite shows himself to be a corrupt and despotic ruler, terrorizing his subjects and plundering the natural resources for personal gain. This classic allegory examines the political traumas that have befallen post-independence Nigeria.