Restless City

Restless City

Director: Andrew Dosunmu Cast: Sy Alassane, Sky Grey, Anthony Okungbowa


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Restless City

The lives of African immigrants making their way on the rough and tumble streets of New York City inspired this independent drama. Djibril (Sy Alassane) is a 21-year-old man who has recently left Senegal for a new life in Manhattan. While Djibril once pursued a career as a musician, in New York he's too busy scouring the city for a job and keeping himself afloat to devote much time to his art. As sidetracked as Djibril may be, he can't help but notice Trini (Sky Grey), a beautiful fellow immigrant who lives in his neighborhood, and the two find themselves falling in love. However, Trini makes her living as a streetwalker, and she is currently under the thumb of Bekay (Anthony Okungbowa), a mean-spirited pimp and loan shark; Djibril wants to take Trini away from Bekay so they can find happiness together, but this is a dangerous and difficult task. Restless City was the first feature film from writer and director Andrew Dosunmu; the film was an official selection at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival.

Product Details

Release Date: 10/09/2012
UPC: 0814838012353
Original Release: 2011
Rating: R
Source: Screen Media
Region Code: 1
Time: 1:20:00
Sales rank: 81,003

Special Features

cc Behind the scenes Never before seen stills

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Sy Alassane Djibril
Sky Grey Trini
Anthony Okungbowa Bekay
Femi Olagok Thug One
Ishmael Omolade Thug Two
Mohamed Dione Pesher
Herve Diese Lido
Ese Daniel Ovueraye Midi
Maduka Steady Ten Step
Danai Gurira Sisi
Ger Duany Rocky
Sophia Woodhouse Annis
Nadine McGrath Edith
Aspen Steib Letta
Stephen Tyrone Williams Kareem
Lenore Thomas Candy
Babs Olusanmokun Cravate
Khadra Dumar Kadra
Alex "Wale" Akins Otti
Beverly Hugo Linda
Saoko Okano Kai
Masae Satouchi Miho
Osas Ighodaro Adinike
Zoey Martinson Minnie

Technical Credits
Andrew Dosunmu Director
Jean-Paul Chreky Asst. Director
Mobolaji Dawodu Costumes/Costume Designer
Muna El Fituri Executive Producer
Jonathan Guggenheim Art Director
Eugene Gussenhoven Screenwriter
Chad Keith Production Designer
Wil Masisak Sound Mixer
Katie Mustard Producer
Anthony Okungbowa Executive Producer
Matt Parker Producer
David Raymond Executive Producer
Oriana Soddu Editor
Bradford Young Cinematographer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Restless City
1. Djibril Sy [10:14]
2. Phone Call [8:53]
3. CDs [10:23]
4. Looking for Midi [7:16]
5. Producer [11:00]
6. Hair [10:06]
7. Borrow Money [6:30]
8. Ransacked [7:47]
9. Shot [4:40]
10. Credits [3:12]

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