Ebola-inspired movie ’93 Days’ opens to Nigerian audience

After months of waiting, 93 Days, the movie narrates how the Ebola scourge hit Nigeria and how it was successfully tackled, opened to the Nigerian audience on Friday, September 16.

Unexpectedly, the movie can be described as a feel-good movie, as some celebrities have been hailing the movie; the likes of Omoni Oboli, Uche Jombo, Chioma Akpotha, Ufuoma McDermott and others.

According to information, the has been selling out cinema halls all over the country.

93 Days is based on the true story of men and women who risked their lives and made sacrifices to save Nigerians from the outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus. The epic docu-drama was also premiered at the just held Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), one of the top five film festivals in the world.

Produced by Bolanle Austen-Peters, Dotun Olakunri and the director, Steve Gukas, 93 Days features the pretty Bimbo Akintola who plays the role of the late valiant medical doctor, Mrs. Ameyo Adadevoh, others are Hollywood actor, Danny Glover, Keppy Ekpeyong Bassey, Tim Reid, Yemi Sodimu, Gideon Okeke, Tina Mba, Bimbo Manuel, Charles Okafor, Somekele Idhalama, Adebola Williams, Alastair Mackenzie and others.

 Part of the movie was shot at the First Consultant Hospital in Obalende, Lagos which used to be the hospital where the late Dr. Ameyo Adadevoh used to work. The movie which brought together the finest of Hollywood and Nollywood has been referred to many as a ‘complete movie’ owing to the level of acting portrayed in the movie.


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