A young mother is thrown out of her parents’ house, when they can no longer burden the shame after she falls pregnant for the second time without being wed. Her jobless boyfriend claims to want marry her but is not able to raise the dowry to do so. Despite pleading with her parents that he is serious, they have no interest in accepting his attempts to appease them until he brings elders from his village to meet them. The young couple are left to wallow with their daughter in the slums, until his uncle comes along to offer a helping hand, but Anita shockingly doesn’t factor into his plans and her husband absconds without her. Anita is bitter than she has been saddled with two children and no husband and begins in a fervent hunt to find a man but keeps on making the same mistakes over and over again.
Guess what? Desmond Elliott, Monalisa Chinda, Jackie Appiah & Joseph Benjamin are on the cover of Hollywood Weekly Magazine. This is super major. This is the first time ever that Nollywood Stars have been featured! Everything, including TV interviews, details of where to purchase hard copies of the magazine, so that you can read all the stars’ juicy inside page features, will be revealed on Monday (21st May, 2012)
Donald played Chidi Mokeme and his wife Emilia played by Jackie Appiah come back to Ghana from Germany to a brand new mansion built from money he sent his younger brother Ibe, played by Artus Frank. Emilia on her return suspects witchcraft in the house after spotting a tiger that Donald doesn’t see. When she visits her mother in law in the village she feels a mysterious itching and again suspects witchcraft. Back in the city she finds a dead bat and is convinced that is a deadly sign and threatens to move out, as she believes that Donald’s family are responsible. What is really going on?
Nollywood Movie Review: Clark played by Roger Quartey is Dr Harry Buckman’s chief butler who finds him mysteriously dead in the bath one morning. Following their father’s death Dr Buckman’s children return home to pay their respects and claim their share of the inheritance left. Kendal played by Jackie Appiah is Mr Buckman’s daughter a renowned fashion designer married to Marcus played by Eddie Nartey. They are being blackmailed by a mysterious stranger who is trying to fleece them for a second time and so are in desperate need of money. Tyler is Mr Buckman’s eldest son a lawyer who needs the money to fund his secret boyfriend. Woody is the youngest son, a struggling musician and drug addict. While they are all back at the family’s house on hearing about their fathers death they find out that there may be another heir to their father’s fortune, the child of a former maid Rosemary Nelson, Julia Buckman, played by Yvonne Nelson.
One day Chelsea played by Jackie Appiah loses her dad’s phone containing all of his business contacts and information. It falls into the possession of Jacob played by Ruffy Samuel Quansah who goes to return it, despite the encouragement of his friend who tried to persuade him to keep the expensive handset. After meeting him again Chelsea starts to have dreams about him and very soon they are dating. Chelsea’s dad seemed to love Jacob but will he feel the same knowing that his daughter is dating him?
Nollywood Movie Review: Ruth attends St Morgan’s High School, a boarding school in the fictional Federal Republic of Mangonda. Ruth is a daddy’s girl who never wants to do anything that could possibly disappoint her father. She is drawn into bad girl activities that she would not normally engage in though peer pressure by her roommates who regularly take trips across the border to frolic at parties with older men. One weekend her roommates persuade her to come with them out of the country to entertain some “big boys.” As soon as she gets there she is full of regret weanting to leave but unable to.
Nonye played by Jackie Appiah is from a poor background and when her mother dies she resorts to runs to put herself and her younger brothers through school.Six years after first resorting to turning tricks things are looking good. Her brother Ugo has just finished his NYSC, her other brother is in school and they are all living together comfortably until fate strikes. Jackie goes to see one of her clients and arrives just after he has been shot dead. The police come and find her there just after she has arrived and take her in on suspicion of murder. It is by luck that she is released on a cleaner’s eyewitness testimony and all is well again, that is until her brother Ugo brings home the girl he wants to marry, a runs girl that Nonye knows from the scene. She wants to speak up and warn him but to do so will be revealing her own past.
Barry is oblivious to the fact that the woman that Adeline (Jackie Appiah) he calls his wife is a notorious prostitute. Twice in once day they are confronted by men from her past. Both were robbed by her or her associates and one claims that on top of that he contracted a venereal disease. Barry believes his wife when she says that she does not know the men. The realisation of the truth only hits him when she runs away from the scene at the second confrontation, after all if she were innocent of the accusations why would she run away?
Chantelle is at a business dinner date one night when an artist by the name of David catches sight of her and becomes immediately mesmerised, sketching her portrait from afar as she dines. On completion he gives a waiter the drawing to give to her along with poetry scrawled along its bottom. He then disappears leaving Chantelle confused and shaken.