Breathless Debuts at Cinemas Today


Movie fans will have an opportunity of meeting Mike Ezuruonye, Uti Nwachukwu and Bimbo Manuel, lead actors in ‘Breathless’, a new movie debuting at the cinemas from today.

Also scheduled to be at the cinemas are other stars of the movie. They include Nancy Isime, John Njamah, Bobby Michaels and Brycee Bassey. The stars will meet with and greet fans that come for the cinema debut.

Nwachukwu and Brycee Bassey will be at the Silverbird Cinemas, Ikeja City Mall in Lagos, while Ezuruonye and Njamah will be at Silverbird Cinemas, Festival Mall, FESTAC Town. Movie fans who arrive early for the cinema debut stand the chance of winning beautiful gifts.

Breathless, a movie with more twists and turns than a rollercoaster, tells an absorbing story of a bitter sibling rivalry that takes in dark family secrets, love, lust, murder, revenge and search for justice.

Its receipt of nominations at two prestigious African movie awards has already attested to the film’s quality. Through his performance in Breathless, Ezuruonye was nominated for the Best Actor Drama (TV/Series) Category at the 2016 Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCA), while Nwachukwu’s performance earned him nomination for Best Actor in a Supporting Role at the Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA). Executive producer, Breathless, Jenkins Alumona, said the movie represents a landmark in the Nigerian movie industry.

“From the cast, crew, storyline, directing, equipment and locations, we ensured that we threw in the best available. We gave Breathless our best shot because there is a need to tell the world that Nigeria is home to some of the world’s best cinematic storytellers,” said Alumona. Breathless, collaboration between Flykite Productions and Creative Unit was directed by Charles Uwagbai. Doris Ariole wrote story.

Cinemas showing the movie include: Silverbird Cinemas, Galleria; Silverbird Cinemas, Ikeja; Silverbird Cinemas, Port Harcourt; Silverbird Cinemas, Uyo; Silverbird Cinemas, SEC Abuja; Silverbird Cinemas, Festival Mall; Ozone Cinemas; Kada Cinemas Benin; Film House Port Harcourt; Film House Surulere; Light House Warri, among others.