Osuofia in London

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Osuofia in London
Directed by Kingsley Ogoro
Written by Kingsley Ogoro
Starring Nkem Owoh
Mara Derwent
Distributed by Kingsley Ogoro Production
Release dates
  • 2003 (2003)
Running time
105 minutes
Country Nigeria
Language English, Igbo

Osuofia in London is a 2003 Nigerian comedy film film written and directed by Kingsley Ogoro and starring African Movie Academy Award winner Nkem Owoh. The film is among the highest selling Nollywood films.[1]


Osuofia (Nkem Owoh), a bamboozled villager[2] from Nigeria, travels to London, England to receive his share of an inheritance left for him by a deceased relative.[3][4]


  • Nkem Owoh
  • Mara Derwent
  • Charles Angiama
  • Cynthia Okereke
  • Victoria Summers
  • Francis Odega
  • Sebastian Hall


  1. ^ "'Scam comic' kidnapped in Nigeria". BBC News (BBC). 10 November 2009. Retrieved 27 August 2010. 
  2. ^ Freeman, Colin (6 May 2007). "In Nollywood, 'lights, camera, action' is best case scenario". The Daily Telegraph (London, UK: Telegraph Media Group). Retrieved 27 August 2010. 
  3. ^ Zachary, G. Pascal. "Let's not stereotype Nollywood films". Boston, MA, USA: The Christian Science Monitor. Retrieved 27 August 2010. 
  4. ^ Okpewho, Isidore; Nzegwu, Nkiru. The new African Diaspora. Indiana University Press. p. 408. ISBN 978-0-253-35337-5. 

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