Actress talks timeless and disposable movies, box office system in Nigeria
"We don't have enough cinemas to say 'box office' really" - Watch Bimbo Akintola speak on Nigerian box office system.
During the interesting interview, the actress spoke on classic and disposable movies. She also spoke on the Box office system in Nigeria.
Read excerpts and watch the video below.
On classic versus disposable movies, the veteran said: "It's like that everywhere in the world, in every industry. "Sound of Music" is timeless. I can't remember the last Hollywood film I saw.
"There are some stories , it's like everything comes together at the same time to create a beautiful picture. The acting, the chemistry between the actors, the script, the technical, the director, everything comes together to create a classic movie. When that synergy is right, the movie is everlasting."
According to the actress, people still talk to her about her character Tutu in the classic movie "Out of Bounds." "Maybe it was the character or maybe it's the relationship between the characters," she said. "Maybe myself and RMD, between myself and Rachel Oniga, that was so amazing and so real to watch that it became a classic."
Speaking on Nigerian box office system, the actress said, "I think when we have enough cinemas in Nigeria, it will work as well. Because then you can go to a bank and say 'my last film made 500 billion dollars and I have this person and that person, and I want to shoot another movie with the money based on that.
"Because then you can rate the movies, you can tell how much we are making on a daily basis. We can't do that in Nigeria. We don't have enough cinemas to say 'box office' really."
Akintola made her acting debut in 1997 in the movie "Owo Blow." She came into limelight after her performance in "Out of Bonds."
The talented actress will next be seen as the late Dr. Ameyo Stella Adadevoh in the upcoming movie "93 Days."
In a recent interview with Pulse Nigeria, she spoke on playing the late doctor of First Consultants Hospital, who prevented the spread of deadly Ebola virus disease in Nigeria.
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