Nollywood, the third-largest movie industry globally, is set to captivate audiences with an array of exciting films in November 2023. Here are some highly anticipated Nollywood movies to look forward to:
- A Nigerian drama directed by Adeoluwa Owu.
- Starring Kehinde Bankole, Femi Branch, Kelechi Udegbe, Funlola Aofiyebi-Raimi, Ibrahim Chatta, Yemi Blaq, Yvonne Jegede, Lizzy Jay, Mike Afolarin, Tomi Ojo, Damilola Ogunsi, Onyinye Odokoro, Ifeanyi Kalu, and Layi Wasabi.
- The story revolves around Adire, a retired prostitute on the run, who starts a lingerie-making business, empowering conservative women in the process.
2- “Minee (Lawa of the Street)”:
- A crime drama narrating the story of organ harvesting and trafficking within society.
- Directed by Richard Omos Iboyi.
- The film explores a notorious human parts trafficker who goes into hiding, faking his death, leading his daughter to work with the police to bring him to justice.
- A dark drama written by Kayode Kasum and Dare Olaitan.
- Starring Adedimeji Lateef, Gideon Okeke, Omowunmi Dada, Uzor Arukwe, Femi Jacobs, and others.
- The plot centers around a deceitful CEO who is plotting to sell his company before reaching a revenue benchmark, leading to unforeseen supernatural occurrences in the office.
- Directed by Victor Onwudiwe.
- The film follows a university-trained village girl who returns to her roots in pursuit of her dreams after facing challenges in the city.
- Cast includes Chinelo Enemchukwu, Chiwetalu Agu, Ebele Okaro, Jidekene Achufusi, Pete Edochie.
5- “Praise Party”:
- Written and produced by Anuli Ajagu.
- A family home party turns into a bloody affair when a young man is killed.
- The film features Hadiza Abubakar, Tina Mba, and Kunle Remi.
- An indigenous drama series narrating the story of two friends who achieve sudden wealth, start a successful business, and face unexpected consequences.
- Starring Frank Donga, Femi Adebayo-Salami, Mercy Aigbe, Mide Martins, Liz Da-Silva, Jaiye Kuti, and others.
7- “Bank Alert”:
- A comedy crime feature, marking comedian Okey Bakassi’s first film production.
- Directed by Akay Mason, with a cast including Bolanle Ninalowo, Kate Henshaw, Kanayo O. Kanayo, Taiwo Hassan, Uzor Arukwe, and Tina Mba.
Nollywood films are known for their compelling storytelling, diverse characters, and vibrant visuals, and these upcoming releases in November 2023 promise to continue that tradition.