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"Slow Country" Eric Aghimien's action thriller gets a release date

Eric Aghimien's "Slow Country" which won Sambasa Nzeribe an AMVCA, is set for cinema release.

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Slow Country

Eric Aghimien's "Slow Country" is set for cinema release.

The anticipated action thriller will make its debut on May 5, 2017.

About "Slow Country"

A homeless teenage mother, who gets herself trapped in prostitution and drug trafficking for seven years in order to secure a good life for her son, decides to quit.

However, her boss, a ruthless human and drug trafficker is not ready to let go of his most trusted cash cow.

play A scene from "Slow Country"


The anticipated action thriller stars Majid Michel, Richards Brutu,  Sambasa Nzeribe, Ivie Okujaye, Tope Tedela among others.

The movie earned Sambasa his second consecutive AMVCA win in the Best Actor in a Drama category.

Ivie Okujaye was also nominated in the Best Actress category for her role in the movie.


"Slow Country" won the Audience Choice Award at the 2016 Africa International Film Festival.

Eric Aghimien is also popular for "A Mile From Home," which earned Tedela a Best Actor AMVCA win.

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