Potomanto (derived from the French word portmanteau) is a 2013 Ghanaian-Nigerian action thriller film directed by Shirley Frimpong-Manso. It stars Olu Jacobs, Yvonne Okoro and Adjetey Anang.[1] It premiered at Silverbird Cinemas, Accra, Ghana, on 20 December 2013.[2][3]

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Release poster
Directed byShirley Frimpong-Manso
Produced by
Screenplay by
CinematographyKen Attoh
John Passah
Edited byNana Ekua Manso
Release date
  • 20 December 2013 (2013-12-20)
Running time
120 minutes


An angry ex-police officer, Andane, whose work is to investigate and catch unfaithful partners takes a different turn when he is hired to investigate the wife of a wealthy businessman. He stumbles on a ring of organ harvesters and traffickers who lure young men with a promise to take them abroad. The fiancé of the wealthy man is an undercover agent also undertaking an investigation to nab the organ traffickers. They join force in an attempt to stop the canker that has taken the lives of many of the youth in the community.[4]


  • Elorm Adablah as Coroner
  • Kingsley Yamoah as Gabriel
  • Fred Kanebi as Desmong
  • John Bredu Peasah as Kwesi
  • Victoria Johnson
  • Edem Agbenyame
  • Amos Lamptet as Sakora
  • Michael Antwi as Sakora's friend
  • Charlotte Appleton as Kathy
  • Evelyn Apene as Vincent's Mum
  • Jennipha D. Dogbegah as James's Mistress
  • Paul Pascal Therson as DSP James Ofori
  • Godwin Namboh as Aboagye
  • Farouk Moro Haruan as Bankole Security
  • Benjamin Zion as Bankole Security
  • Julius Ceasar as Bar Cleaner
  • Elizabeth Anaba as Kelewele Seller
  • George Sarpong as Dead Boy 1 in Morgue
  • Felix Lomoin Morgue as Dead Boy 2 in Morgue
  • Christian Ako Mensah as Kweku
  • Anderson Ato Kwamen as Yaw
  • Emmett Tumbay as Fight Bookie
  • Frank Aidam as Fight Promoter


Nollywood Reinvented gave the film a 55% rating and praised its storyline and directing.[5] Ghanafilmindustry.com followed with 4 out of 10 stars and concluded that the film was a cheap attempt towards greatness.[6]


  1. ^ "Take time and Enjoy Potomanto". graphic.com.gh. Retrieved 4 June 2014.
  2. ^ "Potomanto premieres at Silverbird tomorrow". Retrieved 4 June 2014.
  3. ^ "Potomanto on iMDB". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 4 June 2014.
  4. ^ Potomanto, retrieved 2019-11-23
  5. ^ "Film Review: Potomanto". nollywoodreinvented.com. Retrieved 4 June 2014.
  6. ^ "Review of SFM film Potomanto". ghanafilmindustry.com. Retrieved 4 June 2014.

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