93 Days in Strong Opening Weekend

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The movie that puts a spotlight on the popular Ebola virus that rocked
Nigeria few years ago and the lives it took recently hit Nigerian cinemas
and was received by movie enthusiasts who have been waiting all along.

One would have thought it would be a dark movie considering how dark and
devastating Ebola was but it turned out to be a feel-good movie, so good
that celebrities who don’t have the habit of giving public praise have been
hailing the movie; the likes of Omoni Oboli, Uche Jombo, Chioma Akpotha,
Ufuoma McDermott and others.

The movie which was released September 16 has been selling out cinema halls all over the country. The cinema figure is not immediately available but the headcount at different halls suggests a very strong opening weekend` for the movie.

93 Days is based on the true story of men and women who risked their lives
and made sacrifices to save Nigerians from the the outbreak
of the deadly Ebola virus. The epic docu-drama was also premiered at the
just held Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), one of the top five
film festivals in the world and it was the only Nigerian movie at Toronto that

Produced by Bolanle Austen-Peters, Dotun Olakunri and the director, Steve
Gukas, 93 Days features the pretty Bimbo Akintola who played the role of
the late valiant Medical Doctor Mrs. Ameyo Adadevoh, others are Hollywood actor, Danny
Glover, Keppy Ekpeyong Bassey, Tim Reid, Yemi Sodimu, Gideon Okeke, Tina
Mba, Bimbo Manuel, Charles Okafor, Somekele Idhalama, Adebola Williams,
Alastair Mackenzie and others.

Part of the movie was shot at the First Consultant Hospital in Obalende,
Lagos which used to be the hospital where the late Dr. Ameyo Adadevoh used
to work. The movie which brought together the finest of Hollywood and
Nollywood has been referred to many as a ‘complete movie’ owing to the
level of acting portrayed in the movie.


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