Bloody Tussle

Bloody Tussle

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Bloody Tussle ~ 2009
(Also known as IN COLD BLOOD)
Story/ Screenplay – Aniedi Awah
Director – Ugo Ugbor (De General)
Producer – Paul Nwachukwu Anaruagu

Starring:
Chika Ike – Elena
Majid Michel – Tony
Ene Miltex Ogiri – Nneka
Francis Duru – Matthew
Livinus Nnochiri – Kingsley
Ali Nuhu – Edmond
Jim Lawson Maduike – Chief Paul
Ricky Eze – Alao
Abel Mmadu – David
Joshua Johnson – Bro Michael
Blessing John – Bro Michael Wife
Taofeek Muyiba – Vanessa
Loveth Akpan – Gift
Lina Joseph – Art Woman
Oge Anyanwu – DPO
Ugo Peters – Policeman

Themes:
Infidelity
Murder

My Rating 44%

Elena and Tony have been married for 2 years. It is a loveless marriage, Elena has been having extramarital affairs and it in a dilemma as to whether or not she should end the marriage. She approaches her father, who is the one that set her up with Tony and he warns her that if she is to divorce her husband it must come from her husband’s side. He adds that she must not be caught with any man. From this we can surmise that there must be some sort of arrangement made before the marriage pertaining to what would happen if they split and under which circumstances.

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Tony wants Matthew, played by Francis Duru to seduce his wife Elena for 3 million Naira. He tells him,

“I have never seen a man as exquisite as you, so chiselled.”

Noooo, you did not hear wrong and no Francis Duru did not have some miraculous makeoever. Laugh wan kill me die! What part of Francis Duru would be called chiselled? The guy is short and dumpy. It was inconceivable to me that out of all the guys in the city it would be Francis that would be the sex bomb approached to be paid to seduce someone’s wife? What kind of nonsense is that? Seriously BAD CASTING!

You know that I have previously said that Majid was on fire and could create chemistry with a wood log, well check this he couldn’t create chemistry with Chika Ike, in fact he had more chemistry with Francis Duru. Chika has got to be the most boring Nollywood Actress ever! The lack of chemistry did make sense considering that they were supposed to be in a loveless marriage, however I bet if they were supposed to be in a loving marriage the chemistry would still remain at zero. *YAWN*
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The movie is PROPERTY OF PAUL DANIELS LTD INT. and trust me you will not forget it. We see non stop scrolling to tell us this across the top of the screen. What is the point? It can’t be to stop the pirates as they will it pirate anyway big ass letters and all. It was just annoying and distracting.

Sound

The sound is abysmally bad and loud. It kept breaking in an out. I actually thought my scart lead was damaged because I couldn’t imagine the sound could be that bad. There is one scene in which Elena is explaining to her employer how she is married to an enemy and I was straining to hear what was being said. I changed the scart lead and the problem persisted. It was only when I turned off the auto volume on the TV that it was made a bit better. Even on volume 7 which is normally low the sound was loud and even vibrated when voices were raised.
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The relationships in this movie were way more complex that I first imagined. It turns into a murder mystery whodunit and Elena in Jail. It is somewhat interesting but after two parts it doesn’t end and so many questions are unanswered. In fact nothing at all was answered. I guess I’d have to watch the rest to get it. I don’t think I’d bother though. Not recommended. Nollywood Production, Nigerian Movie, African Movie, Ghanaian Actor, Nigerian Cinema, Nigerian Actresses

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  1. yo b,
    am back to civilisation, how are you.

    Ali Nuhu another bore whom we are getting bombarded with lately. Very boring actor

  2. I'm and fine thank and yourself? You must be missing Ghana… Yes, you damn skippy! He and Chika should go and live on a desert island somewhere far far away.

  3. LindaN. says:

    "so chiselled…" Nolly I totally understand u but when putting two male in a sentence such as "he had more chemistry with Francis Duru… " First thought that come to mind,are you saying hes gay. Lol… the word i was hoping to read was 'they were more in synch with their character' … Why is it that Nigerian producers or PR likes playing lotto with a movie title? I've watched nd the title was 'In cold blood' although 'bloody tussle' fits way better… Chika IS boring never seen her play in a bad role version but the Good girl, I wonder wheres the artist in her. My rating is lower, the only scene I liked was when Francis confronted Majid nd he was killed after a blackout which kept me on the edge.

    • When I say he had more chemistry with francis that is exactly what I mean. It doesn't have to be sexual chamistry… It is what it is. Chika Ike is dryer than a piece of wood and a man has more chemistry with another man than her.

      Hold on so this movie has another title? Is that right?

      I have seen Chika play a bad girl and she was not convincing… She was semi bad. It was emotional romance with Omotola and Mike… Its a really good movie.

  4. shakirat says:

    i think this is the same movie as "In Cold Blood" with 4 parts. it was so BORING.

  5. Njoku ngozi says:

    U guys are doing perfectly i no d movie wil be cool.

  6. BEYONCEH says:

    I am not even commenting

  7. Jumoke says:

    That means the movie is not even worth commenting on. For me any movie with the combination of Ali Nuhu, Francis Duru and Chika Ike, I NO DEY WATCH AM!! I cant afford to be bored to death. Time is too precious, thanks all for letting me know before watching. :)

  8. BEYONCEH says:

    Hmmmm, whos Ali Nuhu again???????????????????????

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