Genevieve Nnaji has shared the official poster of her directorial movie debut, ”Lion Heart” ahead of its premiere this weekend at the Toronto International Film Festival [TIFF], which is scheduled to hold from the weekend of September 6th to the 16th.
The Festival will witness a number of movies making its debut on the big screen including the production by actress/filmmaker Genevieve Nnaji, Lion Heart.
She shared on her Instagram page with the caption, ‘‘I can’t wait to see you guys this weekend.”
The movie set in Southeast Nigeria, tells the story of a young woman, Adaeze Obiagu (Nnaji), who becomes saddled with the responsibility of running her sick father’s business under the suffocating supervision of an intensely crude and eccentric uncle.
”Lion Heart” will feature in the Discovery section of the film festival.
However, aside from her directorial debut, another attraction is an awesome array of acting award winners and pop culture icons – the kind we haven’t seen in a while.
It kicked off with the announcement that Steve Eboh, Pete Edochie and Kalu Ikeagwu would star in the movie “Lion Heart.”
Over time, new cast members including Kanayo O Kanayo, Onyeka Onwenu and Nkem Owoh were revealed.
The movie also stars Jemima Osunde, Yakubu Mohammed and Sani Muazu.