Living in Bondage 2019 movie review

Living in Bondage 2019 movie review

Living in Bondage (Breaking Free) was inspired by a 1992 classical Nollywood movie Living in Bondage. Living in Bondage (Breaking Free) was produced by Charles Okpalaeke and directed by Ramsey Nouah.

The story was written by Nicole Asinugo and N200 million was budgeted for the production of Living in Bondage (Breaking Free).

The movie featured Ramsey Nouah as the villain of the movie. Others in the movie were Kenneth Okonkwo who featured as Andy Okeke, Swanky JKA as Nnamdi Okeke, Muna as Kelly Nwankwo, Shawn Faqua as Toby Nworie, Kanayo O. Kanayo as Chief Emeka Omego, Enyinna Nwigwe as Obinna Nwigwe and host of others.

In November 2019, Living in Bondage (Breaking Free) premiered on Cinemas nationwide and in May 2020, the movie premiered on Netflix.

The movie is centered around Nnamdi Okeke whose quest for wealth led him the Six Brotherhood, a secret cult his father Andy Okeke who is now a pastor, was a member.

Despite attempts by Andy Okeke to warn his son Nnamdi against joining the cult, he paid deaf ears and was initiated into the cult by Richard Williams who is now the leader of the six brotherhood.

Living in Bondage has received mostly positive reviews and have been nominated for eleven awards out of which the movie won seven including 11th overall on the list of highest-grossing Nigerian films of all time at the end of its theatrical run, Best Movie in West Africa and Best Director.


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