Osuofia in London

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

Osuofia in London is a 2003 Nigerian comedy film written and directed by Kingsley Ogoro and starring Nkem Owoh. The film is among the highest selling Nollywood films.[1] It was followed by a 2004 sequel titled Osuofia in London 2.

Plot summary[edit]

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
  • Rosa Nicholson-Ellis
  • Lucie Bond
  • Alessandro Sanguinetti
  • Ester Lauren


  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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