Gina Prince-Bythewood

Dog’s Movie House: “The Woman King” a rousing historical epic full of action and heart!

Howdy Folks! It’s The Kendog here with a look at a fabulous historical epic from director Gina Prince-Bythewood called “The Woman King.” This films stars Viola Davis as Nanisca, the leader of an all-female African army known as the Agojie, an elite fighting force defending the West African kingdom of Dahomey. A new king (a terrific John Boyega) has decided to lead the Dahomey into the future. With Nanisca as a powerful voice on his council, the king decides to rebel against the slave trade that is costing their people (as well as their enemy, the larger kingdom known as Oyo) of their freedom.

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