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Kiki Omeili’s first movie, Run, hits cinemas

Chux Ohai
Several years after she quit her medical practice for a career in film acting , Kiki Omeili has completed a memorable cycle in the Nigerian film industry by producing her own maiden feature film , titled , Run .
The movie , which focuses on the inexhaustible story and character of Lagos , is now in the cinemas .
For Omeili , who has played different roles in Nollywood films , such as
‘ Married and Living Single ’ , ‘Gbomo Gbomo Express ’ , ‘Catcher ’, ‘Couple Days ’ and ‘The Antique ’, Run is a dream come true . The film-maker is clearly excited that the movie , which also took four years to produce , is finally out .
“ I am excited that we have finished work on the movie and we are now ready to offer it to the public . It opened in cinemas on August 23 ,” she told our correspondent recently .
Run is the story of a hardworking young woman , who lives a dull and regimented lifestyle . She comes face to face with a situation , while running one night, which throws her life into chaos. The young woman is then left to wriggle herself out of the mess , back to her former life .
Directed by Uche Chukwu , it stars some notable Nollywood actors , such as Rotimi Salami , Kelechi Udegbe , Greg Ojefua, and comedian Owen Gee . Run is Kiki ’ s debut feature film as a producer.
Omeili had , in 2016 , produced a short film ‘Unprotected ’, which was selected for screening at the short film corner of the Cannes International Film Festival in France . The product of the University of Lagos College of Medicine once hosted the popular television reality dance show ‘Dance 234 ’ h had also taken part in ‘Behind The Smile ’ , ‘The Valley Between ’ , ‘ Footprints’ and ‘Lekki Wives ’.

Source: https://punchng.com/kiki-omeilis-first-movie-run-hits-cinemas/


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