WriterEugene M. Gussenhoven Release dateJanuary 23, 2011 (2011-01-23) (Sundance) ProducersTony Okungbowa, Katie Mustard, Matthew Parker CastHervé Diese (Lido), Mohamed Dione (Pesher), Ger Duany (Rocky), Khadra Dumar (Kadra), Danai Gurira (Sisi) Similar moviesAnnie Hall, Cashback, The Hustler, My Own Private Idaho, Everyone's Hero, Mysterious Skin
African film fest interview andrew dosunmu director of restless city
Restless City is a 2011 independent drama film directed by Andrew Dosunmu. It was written by Eugene M. Gussenhoven and stars Sy Alassane, Sky Nicole Grey, Tony Okungbowa and Babs Olusanmonkun. It premiered on January 23, 2011, at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival.
Djibril (Sy Assane), a young African immigrant, tries to make a life for himself in the streets of Harlem in New York. A struggling musician who hopes to one day score a record deal, he survives in the mean time by selling CDs on the street and taking on gigs as a courier with the help of his moped. When he meets the beautiful and vulnerable Trini (Sky Grey), he jeopardizes everything to save her from her squalid life.