Filming for 'Living In Bondage' was set in locations in Lagos, Owerri, Durban, South Africa, and beyond.
A conversation about the birth of Nollywood, as the movie industry in Nigeria is known today, wouldn’t be complete without the mention of ‘Living In Bondage’, an iconic blockbuster that inspired many other great indigenous movies.
In the 25 years since ‘Living In Bondage’ heralded the local film industry, Nollywood has gone on to birth an industry of world class indigenous film actors, world acclaimed movie directors, producers, cameramen, e.t.c.
It is why the news of a sequel to the iconic movie titled ‘Living in Bondage: Breaking Free’ has raised excitement among movie lovers, more so, as it marks Nollywood veteran, Ramsey Nouah‘s directorial debut.
Nouah has described the stroyline as “fascinating”, adding that “It is truly the movie maker’s dream project – and I should know working on both sides of the camera. I cannot wait to pack cinema seats with this truly movie magical work.”
‘Living in Bondage: Breaking Free’, written by Nicole Asinugo and C.J. Obasi, and starring industry heavyweights like Kenneth Okonkwo, Kanayo O. Kanayo, Bob Manuel Udokwu, Enyinna Nwigwe, Nancy Isime and Munachi Abii, is the story of Nnamdi, Andy Okeke’s mysterious son, and his vaunting quest for the big life, one that he would do whatever it took to realize. Nnamdi’s untamed quest for the quick buck, fast car, easy living, inevitably took him on a perilous journey.
‘Living In Bondage: Breaking Free’ is created by Play Network Africa in conjunction with Native Filmworks, is co-produced by award winning producer, Steve Gukas, Dotun Olakurin and Charles Okpaleke.
Larry Gaaga is also credited as producing the original score for the movie which features A-list Afrobeat artistes.
‘Living in Bondage: Breaking Free’ will be released nationwide on November 8, 2019.
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