Popular blogger, Linda Ikeji, Nollywood actress, Chioma Akpotha, hail 93 days
Encomium and rave reviews continue to pour in for the movie of the moment, 93 Days. Popular blogger, Linda Ikeji, has joined celebrities, like Uche jumbo, Omoni Oboli, Chinedu Amah and Chioma Akpotha in praising the quality and entertainment value of the movie.
Linda, who posted on her popular blog few days ago, described it as an amazing and the first Nigerian movie she has ever had to pay to watch at the cinema.
“93 Days is the only Nigerian movie I have ever paid to go watch in Nigerian cinema and what a movie; amazing cinematography, storytelling and acting.
“It is based on the story of the people who saved lives of many Nigerians by containing Ebola that came to their hospital- First Consultant Medical Hospital, and the hero, the late Dr. Ameyo Adadevoh, who made sure the Ebola carrier, American-Liberian Patrick Sawyer, didn’t leave the hospital and spread the disease. “Amazing movie,” she concluded.
Her comment is coming after several moviegoers and celebrities had rated the movie high. Chioma, a Nollywood actress, said 93 Days has continued to “wow the audience.”
Screened in the United States, at the House on the Rock Cathedral in Lagos and at the just held Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) in Canada, the movie is a compelling human story of dedication, sacrifice, resilience and survival.
The movie, which is directed by Steve Gukas and produced by Bolanle Austen-Peters, Dotun Olakurin and Steve Gukas, has been in cinemas across Nigeria since September 16, this year.
The movie demonstrates the bravery of the late Adadevoh and her colleagues from their encounter with the late Sawyer, who was the index case of the Ebola Virus Disease, to ensuring that the right medical procedures were in place to stop the spread of the disease in the country.
It stars notable actors, like Keppy Ekpeyong Bassey, Bimbo Akintola, Gideon Okeke, Somkele Iyamah-Idhalama, Bimbo Manuel and veteran Hollywood actor, Danny Glover.
Since its cinematic debut, the movie has been attracting huge audience across cinemas and was reported to have had impressive first week opening.
Nigeria’s Adze Ugah Brings Mrs. Right Guy To Motherland
THERE is good news from South Africa. Mrs. Right Guy, one of the highest grossing films in Africa this year, would soon be released in Nigerian cinemas.
The romantic comedy, which was directed by Nigerian-born filmmaker, Adze Ugah and stars Dineo Moeketsi, Thapelo Makoena, and Lerato Moloi and produced by Duni Gumbi, Kethiwe Ngcobo, Mokopi Shale and Cati Weinek.
The movie revolves around Gugu, the walking wounded, who rejects love long before it can get too close to rock her self-imposed exile from love.
But to find bliss with the right guy, she must first realise that no man is created equal and that in love, nice guys have staying power.