"76" 10 important facts you should know about upcoming war film

Starring Ramsey Nouah, Rita Dominic, Ibinabo Fiberesima, Chidi Mokeme, "76" is inspired by events which led to and followed the botched 1976 coup d’etat.

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Rita Dominic and Ramsey Nouah in "76"

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"76" is one Nollywood movie every Nollywood fan is excited about.

It's different, original, and is set to bring something new to the Nigerian film industry this 2016.

Thanks to its official Instagram page, we have 10 important and interesting facts you would love to know about the war film before it hits cinemas.

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Ramsey Nouah and Chidi Mokeme on set of "76"

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Starring Ramsey Nouah, Rita Dominic, Ibinabo Fiberesima, Chidi Mokeme, "76" is inspired by events which led to and followed the botched 1976 coup d’etat.

Check out 10 things you should know before "76" hits cinemas.

1. "76" was shot in the ancient city of Ibadan.

2. A total of 11 vintage cars were used in the movie.

3. The movie is set 6 years after the Nigerian civil war.

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Behind the scene of "76"

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4. 118 cans of film were used during shoot.

5. The cast were trained for 21 days by the Nigerian Defence Academy.

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6. ’76 was shot in 16mm.

7. The war film is the first film in Nigerian history to be shot inside the barracks.


8. "76"  features real life and archived footage.

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9. The film was shot with the approval and support from the Nigerian Army. 

10. About 200 cast and crew members were on set of the movie.

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Rita Dominic in "76"

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Synopsis. 
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 pregnantt her walls came crumbling when the news of her husband's involvement in a botched coup attempt hits the headlines.

Directed by Izu Ojukwu, the movie features talented actors like Ramsey Nouah, Rita Dominic, Ibinabo Fiberesima, Chidi Mokeme, Memry Savanhu, Adonijah Owuruwa, Daniel K. Daniel, Nelly Ekwereogu and Shuaibu Ebenehi Adams.

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