THE CONCUBINE BY ELECHI AMADI MOVIE
Besides, filming Balck Cobra would require Hollywood action blockbuster set. Guess some stories better be left in books. Good idea but weak cast, poor script, ahistorical costume, lousy director. I actually woulda picked Chiege Alisigwe for Ihuoma; village roles are her thing. Tuesday, 26 February at I remember aback in skl though I was not a literature student. I knew the moment someone said Nollywood, the film won’t do justice to the novel. I was at the premier of The Concubine in abj in march.
Rated E is a web site dedicated to the works of screenwriter Emil B. It pulls you away from the war and pins your attention to the characters. The renowned author, Elechi Amadi was also on ground as a consultant to make sure the interpretation of the characters was flawless.
I loved me my Pacesetters when I was young but is there much difference between the melodrama in those Pacesettters and your typical Emem Isong movie? W ho go siddon with crocodile for inside pond?
Nigeria’s Elechi Amadi, author of The Concubine, dies – BBC News
Akume Akume or Desmont Elliot will do for Ekwueme. They have people that write something on paper but really it’s no screenplay.
Languages Svenska Edit links. Email – ratedeproductions hotmail. I haven’t read either cooncubine look forward to doing so.
On its publication in London by Heinemann Educational Books, The Concubine was hailed as a “most accomplished first performance” and “an outstanding work of pure fiction”. Thread starter blackpearl Start date Jan 20, I was at the premier of The Concubine in abj in march.
Don’t you know Nollywood can’t tell a good story? An epic movie adapted from the classic, best selling novel, “The Concubine” written by Elechi Amadi would soon hit the big screen. She throws down on those. A younger Pete Edochie would always be the best fit for me, heck even old Pete Edochie will still do a better job than all those mechanics posing as actors in Nollywood.
I remember aback in skl though I was not a literature student. Those were the days Only “The Concubine” can tell.
Forums New posts Search forums. I guess lack of imagination and finance will kill this film. I hope they did justice to it, coz its a classic.
That’s my description of Helon Habila’s “Waiting 4 an Angel”. It is the first time I am acting a book that has been adapted into a movie and I am sure it will add another feather to my cap. Views Read Edit View history. Shot in Uno Ugwuogo, Enugu State, the film features top shots in Nollywood like Bob Manuel, who plays Ekwueme, the male lead character and Chiege Alisigwe, who interprets convincingly the role of the lead female character, Ihuoma.
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Nigeria’s Elechi Amadi, author of The Concubine, dies
The Concubine (novel) – Wikipedia
I agree with you on that, Read Arrow of god some months ago and I am reading “The concubine” which I prefer to the gy one. I wouldn’t mind a waka-pass role in any of those 2. As a freelance script reader, Emil has read literally thousands of screenplays for agents and production companies. I was only able to stomach about 10mins of the film before i walked out.
Elechi Amadi’sThe Concubine now in movies
Nevertheless, it made interesting reading in my youth and I am sure that the scriptwriter who will be in charge of turning the book into a movie script will beef it up suitably to provide for a decent film. The saddest part was that elechi amadi was part of the filmming from begining till end, although you cant blame him since he is not a filmmaker. This is one key direction in which Nollywood should be moving.
A real pity – it was a akadi idea. Cool, I find out something new about ya everyday! Talking about war movies, I’d like to see Chukwuemeka Ike’s ‘Sunset at Dawn’ and Elechi Amadi’s ‘Sunset in Biafra’ both brought o film [perhaps as companion DVDs] to reflect the war experiences from the perspectives of Igbo and non-Igbo caught up in war time.
However, I did not particularly concubinne for the subject line of reincarnation and the seagod, as it conflicts with my Christian religion. Besides, filming Balck Cobra would require Hollywood action blockbuster set.
Another masterpiece from Elechi Amadi The most fundamental flaw in Nollywood movies is the script.