Movie Review of Journey To self

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The film tells a story of 5 childhood friends that converge at the home of the deceased Uche reading a series of letters she left that explains her struggles through life and eventually leading to their self discovery.

Rume (Katherine Obiang) is married to a man, whom she later discovered was a “crossdresser”, she filed for divorce after several attempt to make him normal proved abortive. however he pleaded with her to stage infidelity as the reason for the divorce to avoid disgrace and societal outrage from family and friends for his eccentric lifestyle.

Uche (Tosin Sido) was married off by her dad as the 4th wife to a former business colleague as a remedy for an unpaid debt. As soon as it was revealed that she was barren, she began suffering an emotional breakdown caused by her much older husband and his jealous wives.

Regina (Ashionye Michelle Raccah) is a full housewife that is being assaulted by her husband, Their 2 kids were also affected by the domestic violence.

Nse (Nse Ikpe Etim) had a son when she was younger and her husband is yet to know about it.

Alex (Dakore Akande) is an entertainment celebrity that has been very unlucky with men taking advantage of her tenderheartedness.

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Release DateNovember 21, 2012

DirectorTope Oshin Ogun

ScreenplayAshionye Michelle Raccah

Cast

Nse Ikpe Etim as Nse
Kalu Ikeagwu as Joe
Ashinoye Michelle Raccah as Regina
Dakore Egbuson as Alex
Katherine Obiang as Rume
Chris Attoh as Dapo
Tosin Side as Uche
Carol King as Stella
Femi Brainard as David
Femi Jacobs as Uzo