The Secret Laughter of Women | 1998

Drama, Comedy
A beautiful young single mother, Nimi, feels the pressure from the expatriate Nigerian community in which she lives to get married. Coincidentally, her precocious young son has just met his hero, an cynical English ...more

Cast

... Matthew Field

Actor

... Nimi Da Silva 'Big Eyes'

Actor

... John

Actor

... Nene

Actor

... Reverend Fola

Actor

... Mama Fola

Actor

... Madame Rosa

Actor

... Sammy Da Silva

Actor

... Talking Drum

Actor

... Jenny Field

Actor

... Bitter Leaf

Actor

... Papa Fola

Actor

Company

Production Company

Arts Council of England National Lottery

Production Company

ELBA Films

Production Company

European Co-production Fund

Production Company

Synopsis

A beautiful young single mother, Nimi, feels the pressure from the expatriate Nigerian community in which she lives to get married. Coincidentally, her precocious young son has just met his hero, an cynical English comic book writer, and decides that he is the perfect match for his beloved mother. The couple is drawn together by their differences and their love is tested by the resistance they get from the community.

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