Movie Title

Light In The Dark

Running Time

105 minutes

 

Synopsis

Emeka and Jumoke have been married for 11 years and they have a 10-year-old daughter who they love dearly. Jumoke have been trying hard to have another child and hope it would be a boy to appease Emeka’s family that places emphasis on a male child. A gang attacks them one night and the gang leader makes Emeka decide who would get raped, his wife or daughter. This puts a huge strain in their relationship as their worlds start to fall apart afterwards. 

Director

Ekene Som Mekwunye

Producers

Ekene Som Mekwunye, Chidinma Uzodike, Brandi Callum

Screenplay

Babatunde Ojo

Story

Ekene Som Mekwunye

Starring

Rita Dominic, Joke Silva, Ngozi Nwosu, Saidi Balogun, Kalu Ikeagwu, Kiki Omeili, Emmanuel “Mannie” Essien of CoolFM, Nonso Odogwu, Abimbola Ademoye, Big Mickey, Prince Unigwe, Angel Onyinyechi Unigwe, Doddy Abili, Richard Kanayo Mekwunye, Maxwell Ihuoma and Marie Awolaja

Cinematographer

Muhammad Atta

Sound Design

Adeola Oyerinde

Script Supervisor

Osemeke Peter Ifeanyi

Production Design

Victor Akpan

Costume

Bunmi Fashina

Hair/Makeup

Jenifer Ofunne Mekwunye

Gaffer

Godwin Lawani

Assistant Director

Richmond Ameachi

Production Manager

Tommy Aniekeme Sunday

Editor

Muhammad Atta

Executive Producers

Ekene Som Mekwunye, Muti Mekwunye, Richard Ogbuji

Music

Michael ‘Truth’ Ogunlade

Production Company

Bukana Motion Pictures, Riverside Productions

Distributor

Prolific Pictures(USA)/Silverbird Film Distribution(Nigeria)

Shoot Location

Lagos, Nigeria

Language

English

Production Date

May/June 2017

Completion Date

September 2018

Release date

January 2019