"76," follows a soldier accused of being involved in the 1976 military coup and assassination of General Murtala Mohammed.
The premiere was attended by the cast and crew, Rita Dominic, Chidi Mokeme, Ramsey Nouah and Izu Ojukwu. Others in attendance include Lonzo Nzekwe, Somkele Iyamah-Idhalama, Yinka Edwards, OC Ukeje, Wangi Mba-Uzoukwu, Adonijah Owiriwa among others.
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Produced by Adonaija Owiriwa and Izu Ojukwu, and directed by Ojukwu, the story in the film is told from two points of view: that of a young pregnant woman, and that of her husband, a soldier accused of being involved in the 1976 military coup and assassination of General Murtala Mohammed.
Six years after the civil war, a young officer from the middle belt gets entangled in a romantic relationship with a beautiful O-Level student from the Southeastern part of Nigeria.
Their budding romance was almost ruptured by endless military postings. Now heavily pregnant her walls came crumbling when the news of her husband's involvement in a botched coup attempt hits the headlines.
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The anticipated movie stars talented actors like Ramsey Nouah, Rita Dominic, Ibinabo Fiberesima, Chidi Mokeme, Memry Savanhu, Adonijah Owuruwa, Daniel K. Daniel, Nelly Ekwereogu and Shuaibu Ebenehi Adams.
Cast and crew of the anticipated Nigerian historical fiction drama recently held a special screening for former President of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo, who is a former Nigerian Army general, and was President of Nigeria from 1999 to 2007.
The "76" premiere held at the prestigious Isabel Bader Theatre, with an official after party at Fuse Entertainment Emporium.