Africa Magic in partnership with Adonis Productions and Princewill’s Trust has produced ‘76’, a tale of love, trust, faith, and family set against the backdrop of war and nation building.
Director of the movie, Izu Ojukwu told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Abuja that “the movie is a tale of love in time of post war’’.
“The movie deals with a range of issues including the plight of the African woman, and the usually invisible pain of a soldier’s wife.
“76 highlights the enduring Nigerian cultural values of courage, resilience, patience, loyalty, faith and family and the nation’s ability to surmount all challenges,’’ Ojukwu said.
The award winning director added that 76 was inspired by the botched 1976 coup d’état featured real life events, archived, actual footage which contributed to the overall authenticity of the movie.
Prince Tonye Princewill, the Executive producer of the movie and patron of the Association of Movie Producers (AMP) said 76 is an emotional movie that is set to reach out to viewers in Nigeria and around the world.
“The movie’s theme centers on a number of questions including the country’s misdirection amongst many other issues.
“It tells the story of a young military officer from Nigeria’s middle belt region who gets entangled in a romantic relationship and eventually marries a beautiful student from the South-Eastern part of
Nigeria,’’ he said.
He further thanked his partner, Adonis Production, the Nigerian Army, M-Net and sponsors of the movie for their support.
The movie features Nollywood renowned stars including Rita Dominic, Ramsey Noah, Chidi Mokeme, Ibinabo Fiberesinma, Memry Savanhu, Ada
Ofoegbu,and Daniel K. Daniel among others.
The movie premieres mid-2016 in Nigeria, after which it will come to TV screens across the continent courtesy of Africa Magic. (NAN)
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