“The Women” Kate Henshaw, Omoni Oboli, Femi Branch star in Blessing Egbe’s new movie

The drama follows the events that occur when a group of women and their partners decide to go on a weekend getaway.

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"The Women" movie poster

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Following the success of her TV series “Lekki Wives”, Nigerian director Blessing Egbe is set to take things to the big screen with a new movie titled “The Women”.

Egbe’s movie features some of Nollywood’s top stars including Kate Henshaw, Omoni Oboli, Ufuoma Mcdermott, Kalu Ikeagwu, Femi Branch, Anthony Monjaro, Gregory Ojefua and Lilian Afegbai.

“The Women” also introduces upcoming actors like Unity Nathan and Roxy Antak.

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Femi Branch in "The Women"

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The producers summarized the movie in one sentence: "At a getaway event, a group of malicious women are met with challenging trials that each must confront or succumb to".

Ufuoma Mcdermott in "The Women" play

Ufuoma Mcdermott in "The Women"

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Egbe says her new production is for everyone.

 “’The Women’ is a movie for everyone. It’s not just a movie for the woman, man, old or young but for everyone”, she said in a press release.

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The filmmaker who also produced and wrote the movie revealed she faced some challenges during production.

Making this movie was challenging but seeing the end result now, it has compensated for whatever challenges we had making it. We hope that this movie will be talked about in a positive light for a very long time”.

Blessing Egbe is also known for producing “Two Brides and a Baby” and "One Room".

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