African Cinema: Watch ‘Scorned’ by Shirley Frimpong-Manso Starring Chris Attoh and Lydia Forson

Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned. Two years of an abusive marriage to Orlando Thompson (Chris Attoh), the son of a Reverend, leaves his wife Dea (Lydia Forson) badly scarred. She finally fights back. When she does, it is deadly and life threatening. Orlando is left to fight for his life while Dea has an opportunity for a financially secure future. How does this story play out? Why did the two even get married in the first place? Watch and enjoy.

Director: Ghana’s Shirley Frimpong-Manso
Title: Scorned (2009)
Runtime: 1 hr. 56 min.
Online Distributor: ReelAfrican
Genre: Drama

Mild Occasions of Strong Language

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