Widespread Nollywood actress, Genevieve Nnanji has stirred reactions from Nigerians on-line following her new historic feat within the film business, worldwide.
Genevieve lately made historical past along with her directorial debut, Lionheart. The movie, which debuted on Netflix Friday, centres round a lady who has to step as much as assist run her father’s firm. It turned Netflix’s first authentic movie from Nigeria.
The film, which facilities round Jap area of Nigeria had Nollywood veterans like Pete Edochie, Nkem Owoh, Onyeka Onwenu, Kanayo O Kanayo amongst others.
Genevieve has since her debut on Friday stirred various reactions from Nigerians over the film.
Listed here are some feedback gathered by DAILY POST on Twitter:
@UcheJombo “Lionheart is Genevieve’s love letter to the East, it’s for the tradition!
My finest scene is the household dinner,a easy household story informed brilliantly. So proud to see it on Netflix.”
@Chochitm “Lionheart making Nigeria proud, you have dignify women, imagine the time to bring out a masterpiece like this, the money, the energy, God bless you forever Genevieve Nnaji. Even if you wake up every morning and can’t pray, you still can’t fail, your fans love you.”
@Stevechuks “Currently watching Lionheart on Netflix again! This movie is such a blessing! I’m so proud to Igbo and Nigerian! Thank you Genevieve Nnaji for giving us this magic again! Thank you for believing in our stories and culture.”
@Geeweeny “The thing is if we invest in entertainment,the nollywood can do exceptionally well,i have never doubted the talents we have and i’m impressed with Genevieve.”
@Effa_anyi “Truth be told. Genevieve’s LionHeart on Netflix has no content. The hype is just hype. It’s a first from her though, hopefully her next movie will be better.”
@Iamrealjayson “I simply watched #LionHeart on Netflix and I actually couldn’t include my pleasure from the impeccable job finished by Genevieve and her crew. This film makes me extra happy with my Igbo heritage and our astute enterprise acumen. All the things in regards to the film was excellent. Respect to Pete Edochie!
@Vinny_Chuks “So happy with Genevieve Nnaji. Watched LionHeart once more after seeing it within the cinemas, lovely work!
“Story, Cinematography, Appearing, the gorgeous showcase of tradition. That igbo!
@Mactorr “I simply noticed #LionHeart on Netflix! Genevieve Nnaji should be protected in any respect price, she’s a real gem!
“Pete Edochie to Nkem Owoh, to Kanayo to Onyeka Onwenu to Jemima, all very good casting!
A certain nominee for Oscars Greatest Indigenous Language Movie.”
@Longlivetoyosi “ I am very proud of Genevieve on representing culture. I’m very proud of all African creatives on the “Africa to the world” motion.”