Maynard Eziashi

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Maynard Eziashi (born 1965 in London, England) is a British/Nigerian actor. In 1991, he won the Silver Bear for Best Actor at the 41st Berlin International Film Festival for his starring role in Mister Johnson (1990) alongside Pierce Brosnan. Other films, where Eziashi has played a part, include Twenty-One (1991), Bopha! (1993) and Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls (1995). Description above from the Wikipedia article Maynard Eziashi, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls (1995)

Summoned from an ashram in Tibet, Ace finds himself on a perilous journey into the jungles of Africa to find Shikaka, the missing sacred animal of the friendly Wachati tribe. He must accomplish this before the wedding of the Wachati's Princess to the prince of the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Oedekerk
CAST:  Jim Carrey  •  Ian McNeice  •  Simon Callow  •  Maynard Eziashi

Summoned from an ashram in Tibet, Ace finds himself on a perilous journey into the jungles of Africa to find Shikaka, the missing sacred animal of the friendly Wachati tribe. He must accomplish this before the wedding of the Wachati's Princess to the prince of the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Oedekerk
CAST:  Jim Carrey  •  Ian McNeice  •  Simon Callow  •  Maynard Eziashi

Bopha! (1993)

In this story of a black policeman during South African apartheid, Danny Glover plays the cop, who believes he's trying to help his people, even while serving as a pawn of the racist government. When his son gets involved in the anti-apartheid movement, he finds ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Morgan Freeman
CAST:  Danny Glover  •  Malcolm McDowell  •  Alfre Woodard  •  Marius Weyers

In this story of a black policeman during South African apartheid, Danny Glover plays the cop, who believes he's trying to help his people, even while serving as a pawn of the racist government. When his son gets involved in the anti-apartheid movement, he finds ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Morgan Freeman
CAST:  Danny Glover  •  Malcolm McDowell  •  Alfre Woodard  •  Marius Weyers

The Contract (2006)

Attempting to recover from a recent family trauma by escaping into the woods for a peaceful hiking trip, an ex-lawman and his young son stumble across a dangerous contract killer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bruce Beresford
CAST:  Morgan Freeman  •  John Cusack  •  Alice Krige  •  Megan Dodds

Attempting to recover from a recent family trauma by escaping into the woods for a peaceful hiking trip, an ex-lawman and his young son stumble across a dangerous contract killer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bruce Beresford
CAST:  Morgan Freeman  •  John Cusack  •  Alice Krige  •  Megan Dodds

Twenty-one (1991)

Katie is a free spirited independently minded 21-year-old. The film follows her as she reflects on the men in her life. Along the way we meet her drug addict boyfriend Bobby, her lover Jack, close friend Baldy, and her father.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Don Boyd
CAST:  Patsy Kensit  •  Jack Shepherd  •  Rufus Sewell  •  Sophie Thompson

Katie is a free spirited independently minded 21-year-old. The film follows her as she reflects on the men in her life. Along the way we meet her drug addict boyfriend Bobby, her lover Jack, close friend Baldy, and her father.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Don Boyd
CAST:  Patsy Kensit  •  Jack Shepherd  •  Rufus Sewell  •  Sophie Thompson

When Brendan Met Trudy (2000)

A teacher meets a woman who turns out to be a thief and they introduce each other to new things.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kieron J. Walsh
CAST:  Chris McHallem  •  Flora Montgomery  •  Peter McDonald  •  Pauline McLynn

A teacher meets a woman who turns out to be a thief and they introduce each other to new things.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kieron J. Walsh
CAST:  Chris McHallem  •  Flora Montgomery  •  Peter McDonald  •  Pauline McLynn

Janice Beard 45 WPM (1999)

Janice Beard is a dreamer who can't seem to quite make it big. She is working in an auto design company and falls for the mailboy, but he is hiding secrets.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Clare Kilner
CAST:  Eileen Walsh  •  Rhys Ifans  •  Patsy Kensit  •  Sandra Voe

Janice Beard is a dreamer who can't seem to quite make it big. She is working in an auto design company and falls for the mailboy, but he is hiding secrets.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Clare Kilner
CAST:  Eileen Walsh  •  Rhys Ifans  •  Patsy Kensit  •  Sandra Voe

Colour Me Kubrick (2005)

The true story of a man who posed as director Stanley Kubrick during the production of Kubrick's last film, Eyes Wide Shut, despite knowing very little about his work and looking nothing like him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brian W. Cook
CAST:  John Malkovich  •  Sam Redford  •  Tom Allen  •  Lynda Baron

The true story of a man who posed as director Stanley Kubrick during the production of Kubrick's last film, Eyes Wide Shut, despite knowing very little about his work and looking nothing like him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brian W. Cook
CAST:  John Malkovich  •  Sam Redford  •  Tom Allen  •  Lynda Baron

A Good Man in Africa (1994)

Morgan Leafy is a secretary to the British High Commissioner to an Africa nation. Leafy is a man that makes himself useful to his boss, the snobbish Arthur Fanshawe, who has no clue about what's going on around him, but who wants to use his secretary to carry on ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bruce Beresford
CAST:  Colin Friels  •  Sean Connery  •  John Lithgow  •  Diana Rigg

Morgan Leafy is a secretary to the British High Commissioner to an Africa nation. Leafy is a man that makes himself useful to his boss, the snobbish Arthur Fanshawe, who has no clue about what's going on around him, but who wants to use his secretary to carry on ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bruce Beresford
CAST:  Colin Friels  •  Sean Connery  •  John Lithgow  •  Diana Rigg

Kiss Kiss (Bang Bang) (2001)

A hit man who wants out of the business is targeted by old colleagues.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stewart Sugg
CAST:  Stellan Skarsgård  •  Chris Penn  •  Paul Bettany  •  Allan Corduner

A hit man who wants out of the business is targeted by old colleagues.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stewart Sugg
CAST:  Stellan Skarsgård  •  Chris Penn  •  Paul Bettany  •  Allan Corduner

Mister Johnson (1990)

In 1923 British Colonial Nigeria, Mister Johnson is an oddity -- an educated black man who doesn't really fit in with the natives or the British. He works for the local British magistrate, and considers himself English, though he has never been to England. He is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bruce Beresford
CAST:  Maynard Eziashi  •  Pierce Brosnan  •  Edward Woodward  •  Beatie Edney

In 1923 British Colonial Nigeria, Mister Johnson is an oddity -- an educated black man who doesn't really fit in with the natives or the British. He works for the local British magistrate, and considers himself English, though he has never been to England. He is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bruce Beresford
CAST:  Maynard Eziashi  •  Pierce Brosnan  •  Edward Woodward  •  Beatie Edney

Anansi (2003)

The story of an adventurous odyssey experienced by a group of West Africans to build a new life in Germany.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Fritz Baumann
CAST:  Naomie Harris  •  Jimmy Akingbola  •  Maynard Eziashi  •  George Quaye

The story of an adventurous odyssey experienced by a group of West Africans to build a new life in Germany.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Fritz Baumann
CAST:  Naomie Harris  •  Jimmy Akingbola  •  Maynard Eziashi  •  George Quaye

Hallelujah Anyhow (1991)

When Adlyn, a woman preacher at a Gospel Church in London, meets and falls in love again with her old childhood sweetheart, she is forced to make an agonising choice between her faith and family and her heart. Sundance 1992 (Official Selection).  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matthew Jacobs
CAST:  Doña Croll  •  Keith David  •  George Harris  •  Valerie Buchanan

When Adlyn, a woman preacher at a Gospel Church in London, meets and falls in love again with her old childhood sweetheart, she is forced to make an agonising choice between her faith and family and her heart. Sundance 1992 (Official Selection).  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matthew Jacobs
CAST:  Doña Croll  •  Keith David  •  George Harris  •  Valerie Buchanan

The Changeling (1993)

Just days before her wedding, Beatrice-Joanna has a chance encounter with Alsemero, and realizes that she has met her one true love. To marry the man she loves, she persuades the love-struck henchman De Flores to murder her fiance, but does not anticipate the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Simon Curtis
CAST:  Elizabeth McGovern  •  Bob Hoskins  •  Hugh Grant  •  Sean Pertwee

Just days before her wedding, Beatrice-Joanna has a chance encounter with Alsemero, and realizes that she has met her one true love. To marry the man she loves, she persuades the love-struck henchman De Flores to murder her fiance, but does not anticipate the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Simon Curtis
CAST:  Elizabeth McGovern  •  Bob Hoskins  •  Hugh Grant  •  Sean Pertwee

Bad Boy Blues (1996)

Two boyhood friends end up on different sides of the law. How will each react when they meet up for the first time since school?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andy Wilson
CAST:  Clive Owen  •  Maynard Eziashi  •  Christopher Fulford  •  Eve Bland

Two boyhood friends end up on different sides of the law. How will each react when they meet up for the first time since school?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andy Wilson
CAST:  Clive Owen  •  Maynard Eziashi  •  Christopher Fulford  •  Eve Bland

National Theatre Live: Barber Shop Chronicles (2018)

For generations, African men have gathered in barber shops to discuss the world. These are places where the banter can be barbed and the truth is always telling. Follow along as we leap from a barber shop in Peckham to Johannesburg, Harare, Kampala, Lagos and Accra ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bijan Sheibani
CAST:  Maynard Eziashi  •  Sule Rimi  •  Fisayo Akinade  •  Hammed Animashaun

For generations, African men have gathered in barber shops to discuss the world. These are places where the banter can be barbed and the truth is always telling. Follow along as we leap from a barber shop in Peckham to Johannesburg, Harare, Kampala, Lagos and Accra ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bijan Sheibani
CAST:  Maynard Eziashi  •  Sule Rimi  •  Fisayo Akinade  •  Hammed Animashaun