The Narrow Path

Director: Tunde Kelani
Country: Nigeria
Year: 2006
Running Time: 95 min.
Language: English and Yoruba


In the village of Orita, four girls have grown old enough to marry. Awero has made up her mind after a traditional celebration, that Odejim will be her husband. The bride price is paid and the wedding day set.The area becomes burdened with a heavy shadow of a terrible secret, bringing the villages to the brink of war. This is a moment when women, the traditional peacemakers, need their courage the most. Dedicated to women, The Narrow Path glows with the proud colors of the Yoruba country, and is a stirring example of the remarkable talents currently working in Nigerian film production.