Mo Abudu’s directorial debut lands theatrical release date

Mo Abudu’s directorial debut lands theatrical release date

Her Perfect Life follows the life of Onajite Johnson Ibrahim, a woman with a seemingly perfect life. At 39, she has it all; a flourishing career, a growing , a loving husband, and two bright and beautiful children. Beneath the picture-perfect exterior, she wants to end it all.

It features Pearl Thusi and Joseph Benjamin as lead actors, whilst the support roles include Omawunmi Dada, Uzo Osimpka, Christian Paul, and Mary Lazarus.

The predominately Yoruba film features Adedimeji Lateef, Bolaji Ogunmola, Segun Arinze, and Jude Chukwuka.

In her words, “They shed light on the often-unspoken mental health challenges prevalent in Nigerian society, issues that resonate across the globe. Mental health concerns transcend age, race, income, and social class, and regrettably, they are on the rise”.

These two short films have had quite an interesting tour and this is described as a homecoming. It has featured in several festivals including Oscar-qualifying film festivals this summer, Martha's Vineyard American Film Festival, Rhode Island Film Festival, and the HollyShorts Film Festival.

Her Perfect Life and Iyawo Mi (My Wife) will premiere on October 6, 2023 at EbonyLife Cinemas.

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