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The Price

Seyi, a 24-year-old Nigerian-American, works on Wall Street, but finds it hard to fit in. Desperate to succeed, he commits insider trading, which puts his entire world in jeopardy. Seyi's troubled circumstances force him to confront his tumultuous relationship with his ailing father, his romantic relationship with his privileged girlfriend, and his racial background --- with nothing less at stake for him than his soul.
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IndieWire by David Ehrlich

The story ultimately frays apart by tugging at its flimsiest threads, but Onah hits on too many things with too much force for his debut to be dismissed as a result.
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RogerEbert.com by Glenn Kenny

One salutary feature of this sharply observed film is that it does not feel compelled to make Seyi in any way magical: he cannot transcend the sump of addiction and corruption in which he allows himself to sink.
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L.A. Weekly by Rob Staeger

The temptation for an easy score is one of a handful of shopworn plot elements in Anthony Onah’s debut feature The Price, yet the interaction of t
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Los Angeles Times by Sheri Linden

It’s the glimmers of penetrating observation that make the overload of clichés so frustrating in Onah’s first feature, and suggest better things for his second.

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