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The 12-part Ghanaian dramedy series that is now streaming on Showmax.
The Corner follows a group of young men who meet at “the corner” – a credit vendor’s place, to reflect about their lives, dreams, girls and everything going on around them.
Here you’ll meet a diverse cast of characters that make up the neighbourhood like Patu (Solomon Fixon-Owoo), the area gossip who’s quick to spread his rumours or truths; Romanus (Foster Romanus), the dreamer who wants to become a musician; The Lord (Daniel Delong), the credit vendor won’t stop reciting the scripture and trying to live by it; Bed Braker (Jerry Amenyo), the resident womaniser; and Aweegnaa (Isaac Abrefa), the man who has a taste for girls younger than him.
And even though this crew of interesting characters engage in a lot of shenanigans, The Corner is more than just comedy as it offers a social commentary and highlights serious issues experienced by the youth in Ghana, from religious expression to unemployment to safe sex to teenage pregnancy, there is no topic that is off-limits.
For instance, in the first episode, Auntie Deidei (Stella Anarkwah), a no-nonsense woman who is feared in the neighbourhood, finds out that her 17-year-old daughter, Atswee (Juliana Kinang-Wassana), is pregnant. She suspects the corner boys, only for it to be revealed, after a pregnancy test, that her daughter was actually sick from typhoid.
The Corner is written, directed and produced by award-winning Ghanaian actor and filmmaker Eddie Nartey who’s previous films include Shattered Romance, a collaboration with Juliet Ibrahim (Every Woman Has a Story); Could This Be Love, Royal Diadem, In April and more.