Zola is a film that tells the story of two sisters, Kristen and Daphne. The girls grow up in poverty and isolation, eventually turning to crime for money. Zola zeros in on the love affair between Daphne and a drug dealer named Kelvin who frequents their neighbourhood. This relationship has serious consequences for not only themselves but also those around them.
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Cast and characters:
– Kristen: The protagonist, who is 12 years old when her mother leaves. She has to grow up quickly and take on responsibilities that are more appropriate for adults.
– Daphne: Kristen’s older sister by two years. A tough girl from the streets who becomes a drug dealer and also loves Kelvin with abandon; she’s not afraid of anything or anyone.
– Kelvin: A drug dealer who frequents their neighbourhood, he is the love of Daphne’s life and she has no qualms about risking her safety to be with him.
– Alice: Kristen’s mother left them when they were kids because she couldn’t handle raising two girls on her own after divorce from their father, but Alice is a wild one and often neglects her own child in favour of partying.
– Marilyn: Kristen’s grandmother tries to keep the children on track with structure and rules.
– Lola: Daphne’s daughter from Kelvin, who she loves fiercely even though they share a rocky relationship due to their differences.
– Keith: Kristen’s husband from whom she separated in the wake of her affair with Kelvin.
– Mama: Marilyn’s mother is a devout, religious woman and was disappointed in Marilyn when she married her first husband.
Zola is a huge ensemble zom-com. The film tells the story of three generations of women navigating their lives in New York City and deals with themes such as race, infidelity, and abortion.
Zola is a zoom-com film set in New York City that tells the story of three generations of women navigating their lives. The film tackles themes such as race, infidelity, and abortion. It’s an ensemble cast with Daphne Kilimanjaro played by Lupita Nyong’o, Hattie White played by Jennifer Nettles, and Marilyn Monroe played by Zendaya.
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What is Zola?
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