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Mister Johnson (1990)

09/08/1990 (CA) Drama 1h 41m

Africa 1923: A clash of cultures between British imperalists and a black man too smart for his own good.

Overview

In 1923 British Colonial Nigeria, Mister Johnson is an oddity -- an educated black man who doesn't really fit in with the natives or the British. He works for the local British magistrate, and considers himself English, though he has never been to England. He is always scheming, trying to get ahead, which lands him in a lot of hot water.

  1. Bruce Beresford

    Director

  2. Joyce Cary

    Novel

  3. William Boyd

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Maynard Eziashi

    Maynard Eziashi

    Mister Johnson

  2. Pierce Brosnan

    Pierce Brosnan

    Harry Rudbeck

  3. Edward Woodward

    Edward Woodward

    Sargy Gollup

  4. Beatie Edney

    Beatie Edney

    Celia Rudbeck

  5. Denis Quilley

    Denis Quilley

    Bulteen

  6. Nick Reding

    Tring

  7. Bella Enahoro

    Bamu

  8. Femi Fatoba

    Waziri

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Full Cast & Crew

Mister Johnson

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget -

Revenue -

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Content Score

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