The highly anticipated movie Slow Country which has been adjudged the most believable action movie ever in Africa will be opened to all cinema lovers this Friday 19th May, 2017.
The movie is the latest movie from the self-taught and award winning Producer and Director Eric Aghimien.
It follows the story of Kome, a homeless teenage mother, who in a bid to cater and secure a good life for her son Peter sought refuge in the arms of a drug kingpin Tuvi. The kingpin ushers her into the world of prostitution and drug trafficking. However, when faced with a serious dilemma and the sudden return of her ex-boyfriend Osas who desperately wants to win her heart, having abandoned her for 7 years, she gets fed up and attempts to break free. She pleads with her boss to let her quit the underworld but he is not ready to let go of his most trusted cash cow.
The action movie stars amazing and talented actors like: Ivie Okujaiye-Egboh who played the role of Kome, Samasa Nzeribe who played Tuvi, the drug kingpin, Tope Tedela as Osas, and Majid Michel as Inspector Dave. Others are Richard Brutus as Brasko, Gina Castel as Ola, Adebayo Thomas as Peter, Victor Eriabie, Imoudu ‘DJ Moe’ Ayonete, and Shola Thompson-Adewale.
When asked about the movie, the producer and director, Eric Aghimien stated “Crafting a great action film in Nigeria is no child’s play. Every character in the movie was carefully built and the each of the cast member portrayed their characters well. We paid attention to details every step of the way; in performance, in choreography, in visual effect, in special effect, everything. It is exciting for me and for everyone involved in this movie that people will finally get to see this work. I promise it will not only be worth their time but also their money”.
Slow Country, though an action thriller is a movie that will interest not only lovers of action movies, but also lovers of comedy and drama. Watch the movie trailer below: