Saving Mbango is a drama based on the life of a young man (John) who wound up as the breadwinner of a very dysfunctional family. His chaotic and tumultuous family background gets in the way of his dreams and ambitions. John falls in love with a village girl(Mbango) whose life has complications that make those of John look trivial. John’s entire world becomes even more conflicted. He finds himself torn between managing his dysfunctional family and saving the love of his life. Constantly tormented by his abrasive and alcoholic father, irresponsible older brother, and mean unmarried sisters, he finds himself in a severe dilemma This movie directed by multiple award-winning Director Nkanya Nwai and is filmed in Mondoni, a rural community in the South West region of Cameroon.
User Reviews: Saving Mbango is a typical Cameroonian story which relates to every community which exists.
Story – The journey of John and Mbango’s love story is simply beautiful, the mixed emotions one experiences when watching keeps one routing for this love like it were ours to work out, i cannot imagine turning my head away when watching its an enjoyable piece.
The lead role John played by Godisma Fungwa perfomance is one in which one cannot emuliate, he is a unique lad with potential.
The overrall perfomance of the story from John to mbango and the supporting cast was pleasant, finely done and fun.
Overall- Higly recomended family watch.
Pontential- No bragging but this movie has an OSCAR pontential.