The reception of Okafor’s Law, a movie produced by Omoni Oboli, has shocked everyone involved in the project.
Since hitting the cinemas on March 31, tickets of romantic comedy movie have consistently sold out every day at different times in different cinemas across the country, NAN reports.
People, in large numbers, have been flooding the cinemas daily to watch the latest Nollywood flick and they have all come out with smiles and good testimonies concerning the movie.
Many industry analysts believe that the movie’s success is partly as a result of the publicity generated from the legal action that threatened to stop its release.
Reacting to the turnout of fans, Oboli, said: “Actors in Okafor’s law have been visiting the cinemas at different locations.”
“We have all been surprised at the reception from fans all over the country. Truth be told, the tickets have been sold out everywhere we went, and we just want this to continue for as long as possible. I am grateful to God for His blessings.”
The movie is showing at different cinemas in Lagos, Kano, Ilorin, Benin, Uyo, Warri, Owerri, Port Harcourt, Abuja, Asaba, Calabar, Ibadan, and Akure.
The movie had previously been premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival 2016.
It has been screened in several international film festivals, including the recent Pan African Film Festival.
‘Okafor’s Law’ which is named after a sexist theory is a movie with social consciousness.
It follows the story of a slick serial seducer, Chuks (Blossom Chukwujekwu), nicknamed Terminator, an “ardent player” who believes that once a man has been with a woman, he forever has access to her.
Richard Mofe Damijo, Blossom Chukwujekwu, Ufuoma McDermott, Tina Mba, Gabriel Afolayan, Toyin Abraham, Kemi Lala Akindoju, and Yvonne Jegede feature in Okafor’s Law.
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