Mister Johnson is a 1990 American drama film based on the 1939 novel by Joyce Cary. The film was entered into the 41st Berlin International Film Festival, where Maynard Eziashi won the Silver Bear for Best Actor.
The film was shot in Toro, Nigeria. In addition to the film, there was a 1956 stage version starring, among others, Robert Earl Jones.
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