The movie “76” by Izu Ojukwu, a soldier accused of being involved in the 1976 military coup and assassination of General Murtala Mohammed.

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Directed by Izu Ojukwu
Produced by Adonaija Owiriwa
Izu Ojukwu
Starring
Cinematography Yinka Edward
Production
company
Adonis Productions
Country Nigeria
Language English
Igbo
Budget ₦80 million (estimated)

76, formerly titled Lions of ’76, is an upcoming Nigerian historical fiction drama film produced by Adonaija Owiriwa and Izu Ojukwu and directed by Izu Ojukwu. It starsRamsey Nouah, Chidi Mokeme, Rita Dominic and Ibinabo Fiberesima.

The story in the film is told from two points of view: that of a young pregnant woman, and that of her husband, a soldier accused of being involved in the 1976 military coup and assassination of General Murtala Mohammed.

The historical account in ‘76 went through a seven-month approval period at the Nigerian Military before filming started. The film which is set in the ’70s was shot inIbadan, Oyo.The film has been in production for about five years.

Watch the trailer below:

 

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