Mildred Okwo’s La Femme Anjola hits cinemas
The eagle has landed! The much-anticipated crime thriller by the Audrey Silva Company, La femme Anjola, is ready and it is now showing in cinemas across the country.
Directed by Mildred Okwo, the movie is a psychological thriller about a young male Stock Broker (Nonso Bassey) whose life became entangled after he fell in love for a singer (Rita Dominic) married to a wealthy gangster.
Scripted by Tunde Babalola, the movie features award-winning actress Rita Dominic and actor Nonso Bassey in lead roles. This will be Okwo’s third movie as a director under the stable of the Audrey Silva Company (TASC). The producer, writer, director, entertainment lawyer, talent manager CEO and Co-founder of TASC had earlier helmed The Meeting and Surulere for the top-notch production company.
A filmmaker in the professional class, Okwo who studied theatre arts at the University of Benin before she proceeded to study law at Whittier Law School, Orange Country, California, shot to limelight when she wrote, co-produced and directed the star studded movie 30 Days starring Genevieve Nnaji, Joke Silva and Segun Arinze in leading roles. A member of the Nigerian Selection Committee for the Oscars and an advocate for a professionally run Nollywood industry, Okwo recently signed a television series titled BankersNGR as director and producer. Outside writing, directing and producing, Okwo manages the shining talents of a number of notable screen actresses including Rita Dominic.