LOVE JACKED

By Alfons ADETUYI

INNER CITY FILMS - as PROD

Romance - Completed 2018

A young African American woman, has dreams of becoming an artist, but is stuck running the family hardware store for her overbearing father. When she asserts her independence by traveling to Africa she returns with a fiancé who is not quite what he seems.

Festivals
& Awards

Pan African Film Festival 2018
Programmers Award, Best Narrative Feature
Roxbury International Film Festival 2018
Best Narrative Comedy
(AMAA) African Movie Academy Award 2018
Nominated- Best Diaspora Feature
    • Year of production
    • 2018
    • Genres
    • Romance, Comedy
    • Countries
    • CANADA, SOUTH AFRICA
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH
    • Budget
    • 5 - 10 M$
    • Duration
    • 95 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Alfons ADETUYI
    • Writer(s)
    • Robert ADETUYI, Linda ESKELAND
    • Producer(s)
    • Alfons ADETUYI (INNERCITYFILMS), Michael AURET (Spier Films)
    • Synopsis
    • A young African American woman, has dreams of becoming an artist, but is stuck running the family hardware store for her overbearing father. When she asserts her independence by traveling to Africa she returns with a fiancé who is not quite what he seems. Set in Canada and Africa, LOVE JACKED taps into the new wave of popular African American comedies, while focusing on the complicated relationship between father and daughter.
    • Partners & financing
    • Media Productions2C, Telefilm Canada, Inner City Films, Spier Films, Rogers
    • Beginning of shooting
    • Oct 01, 2017
    • End of shooting
    • Dec 01, 2017
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