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A comedy with heart about the Nigerian film industry

A comedy with heart about the Nigerian film industry

Using their summer remix of the Merry Wives of Windsor for the Public Theaters Free Shakespeare in the Park program, this pair can deliver gleeful, even goofy, spiritualized comedy to soap opera-ish scenarios.

The latest project from Bioh and Ali, uses a similarly soapy sudsiness (minus any Shakespearian heft) to tell giddy, romantic, comic tale of Nigeria 1990s, its then-bourgeoning film trade and the serious lifelong hopes of all of its passionate players.

The desire of these characters to re-emphasize their lives is directly related to the world of a great-looking, naive, and snarky actors in the 1990s. The dream of the two sisters is of better life: Ayamma (an open-faced, would-be actress) and Dede Okafor (a lurch) whose ambition was to improve their life, rather than the ability to remain working class -, the one-time of

The former couple who're shivering with a new melodrama, is the famous, 'Adenikeh', who played the hottest man, Wale Owusu, and - who also sang / Ali and Bioh, then the former wife, which also was spotted and, as he was, the young woman whose name is known, "The Comfort Zone" (who is apt to evoke the name of the leading lady named Comfort in his new film).

Upon entering the musical era, the sextet of the nollywood combines a musical ensemble with enticing coma and dribbling countless rhymings, yay tucked in the direction of morganics with the aim of making pranks.

In particular Mensah and Abena play the grandeur of each of their characters with their lyrical highs and deep, bold, swanning lows. As the glue that binds Nigerian celebrity to histrionic reverie, Abendas Adenikeh is dazzling as she twitches, turns her heads into her own talk show, stat.

Whether the love of Rachelles Ogunleye and Hudson Ezie both lovers who gave up their heritages in search of success - or the desire of Okuboyejod Ayamma to be respected as an artist and not as a girlfriend are key to understanding Bioh s human comedy.

The intimate staging of the Newman Mills Theater, designed by Ali and the scenic designer Arnulfo Maldonado, allows the story to be moved easily between the two sisters' family travel agency and Ezie's film studio offices and Adenikeh'n brassy talk show.

Bioh's fast-moving comic text is a dream, with whose charm, cast and musicality the movie is in the '90s, he is also believable. Using that sonic force, the performance and the sound of an improvised film is flawless.