NANA’S PARADISE

Synopsis:  

A young man overcomes extreme poverty, a dysfunctional home, peer ridicule, and death in his family to embark on an epic journey that takes him to England on an Island Scholarship. There he overcomes cultural shock, the bitter London cold and homesickness to return home triumphantly and do right by his mother, Nana, who is single-handedly responsible for holding her family together.

Director:  

Mathurine Emmanuel

Country:  

St. Lucia

Year:  

2009

Length:  

90 min

Lan:  

English

Logline:  

The epic story of a disadvantaged young man beating the odds to emerge triumphantly