“I put my heart and soul to it. “Road to Yesterday” is a statement for me. I told the kind of story that as an artist, I’m interested in,” Genevieve Nnaji.
The world premiere of Genevieve Nnaji’s movie “Road to Yesterday,” held at the closing night of the 2015 African International Film Festival on Friday, November 13, 2015.
During a press conference for the movie, the actress spoke on the much anticipated movie “Road to Yesterday.”
Describing the movie as a statement, the actress said;
“I put my heart and soul to it. “Road to Yesterday” is a statement for me. I told the kind of story that as an artist, I’m interested in.
There are certain genre of films that I pay attention to as an individual. Coming out to do my own production, obviously, it had to reflect who I was, and my interest.
There’s that and the fact that I wanted the movie to be a Nigerian film. It was for the people, by the people. Everyone who worked on the production, were Nigerians,” actress added.
‘Road to Yesterday’ stars Nigerian-British actor, Oris Erhuerho as ‘Izu’ the burly husband and father, and Genevieve Nnaji as ‘Victoria’ the conflicted wife and mother.
Set in Lagos Nigeria, Road to Yesterday is an epic love story, about a couple desperate to mend its marriage on a road trip to a relative’s funeral.
However when memories and secrets from the past are revealed, a lot more is at stake than their relationship.
‘Road to Yesterday’ is produced by Nnaji alongside Chinny Onwugbenu and Chichi Nwoko.
Directed by Ishaya Bako, Story is by Genevieve Nnaji, who also serves as executive producer alongside Chinny Onwugbenu.
Following the Lagos premiere, the actress premiered the movie in Enugu on November 18, 2015.