52-year-old Soyinka’s novel adopted into film

52-year-old novel, ‘The Man Died’ (Prof. Wole Soyinka’s Prison Memoir turned film will be launched at the 90th birthday of the Nobel Laureate in July 2024, Arise Television said.

The snippets of the historic movie which captured the intricate parts of the narrative that form an account of the story that will make a fascinating cinematic experience for the world and the global community at large.

The film was produced by Prof. Awam Amkpa, the two minutes thirty seconds trailer, offered firsthand, Awam’s easy, unique style of directing that lets the actors get on with the roles.

It however focuses on the shots he wants and manages to balance the technical and the visuals in the book which does not follow the conventional storytelling pattern.

But it was a memoir of the author’s work with himself in his solitary confinement that was used to drive the conversation.

The principal cast of the movie like British-Nigerian actor, Wale Ojo, Sam Dede, Nobert Young, amongst others, according to the trailer.

Arise Television noted that the renowned playwright Awam Amkpa, earlier in an interview with BookArtVille.

During that interview, the playwright disclosed that he had received Soyinka’s approval to produce the film.

The movie is coming on the stable of Zik Zulu Films, according to Ferdinand Ekechukwu.

TheNewspad reports that the Man Died – captured Prof. Wole Soyinka’s memoir of his arrest and 22-month imprisonment during the Nigerian Civil War during the military regime of General Yakubu Gowon (Rted), Nigeria former Head of States.

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