What's happening?

Video Sources 0 Views Report Error

  • Watch trailer
Elesin Oba: The King’s Horseman

Elesin Oba: The King’s Horseman

Sep. 10, 2022Nigeria96 Min.TV-MA
Your rating: 0
9 1 vote

Synopsis

Inspired by true life events, in the Oyo Empire in the 1940’s, Elesin Oba, the king’s chief horseman, succumbs to the lure of beauty and sexual desire on the very evening he is set to die in order to fulfil his lifelong debt of ritual suicide to accompany the dead Alaafin to the realm of the ancestors, he derails from a very important generational and spiritual transaction. This sets in motion a series of catastrophic consequences, in a spell-binding film of emotions, humour, and tragic role reversals that puts ancient beliefs and customs on trial in an ever increasingly post-modern and Western world.

Elesin Oba: The King’s Horseman
Original title Elesin Oba: The King's Horseman
IMDb Rating 4.4 324 votes
TMDb Rating 6.423 13 votes

Director

Biyi Bandele
Director

Cast

Similar titles

Cut Off
Axis
Kuso
Extraction
Borg vs McEnroe
Minamata
Hostiles
Rogue City
Haunted Trail
Tully
Blossoming Red
Below the Fold