The Woman King
Director: Gina Prince-Bythewood Run Time: 134 min. Format: DCP Rating: PG 13 Release Year: 2022
Starring: Viola Davis, John Boyega, Hero Fiennes Tiffin, Thuso Mbedu, Jayme Lawson
The Woman King is the remarkable story of the Agojie, the all-female unit of warriors who protected the African Kingdom of Dahomey in the 1800s with skills and a fierceness unlike anything the world has ever seen. Inspired by true events, The Woman King follows the emotionally epic journey of General Nanisca (Viola Davis) as she trains the next generation of recruits and readies them for battle against an enemy determined to destroy their way of life. Some things are worth fighting for….