Critic Reviews (6)
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Critic Score Distribution
Critical Consensus: Generally favorable.
Bariga Shuga (Film)
06 Jun 2017
When eight-year-old Ese, daughter of Tina, meets Jamil in the shanty they call home, flooded with women of easy virtue parading themselves in scanty clothing, the last thing she thinks of is a friendship that would change her. Her mother thinks she s ...
Bariga Sugar is a lovely story about relationships. Not the kind that you think of when you hear the word ‘relationships’ but it’s the most simple kind. Bariga Sugar is Madam Sugar’s version of a brothel staged in a face-me-I-face-you residen ...
18 Mar 2017
“My mummy has plenty friends… but me I don’t have any friends.” Many kinds of women have been portrayed in Nigerian cinema but none has been more poorly treated than the sex worker. In a deeply religious country like ours, with its influence ...
For some days now, I always saw the hashtag #BarigaSugar. It was a short film featuring Tina Mba. So I favourited a tweet and just remembered now to go back to it. I wish I did not delay for this long. Bariga Sugar is a 21-minute short film Set in th ...
28 Feb 2017
Not many Nigerian movies tackle uncommon and real scenarios, we are lucky Bariga Sugar is one of those movies setting themselves apart. Set in a brothel in the slums of Lagos, Ifeoma Chukwuogo’s short film identifies and explores loneliness with a ...