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Ramsey Noah, Rita Dominic, Ibinabo Fiberesima, Chidi Mokeme.
The Story Is Told From Two Points Of View: That Of A Young Pregnant Woman, And That Of Her Husband, A Soldier Accused Of Being Involved In The 1976 Military Coup And Assassination Of General Murtala Mohammed, The Head-Of-State Of Nigeria.
The movie is set six years after the civil war and follows the story of Captain Joseph Dewa (Ramsay Nouah) from the middle belt, who gets into a relationship with Suzy (Rita Dominic) a young O-Level student from the Southeastern part of Nigeria. Due to ethnic differences, he is despised by her family and unable to pay her bride price and officially become her husband.
Verdict: Fantastic and Ultra authentic! The producers of '76' really went all out to achieve a level of authenticity never before seen in Nollywood.
But that's not all '76' brings to the table. It comes hard, with a thrilling edge of your seat narrative you can't help but fall in love with; at least in it's first half. The second half is much slower, but remains enjoyable enough.
In an era where History is gradually being blotted out, it is important that events like that of 1976 are remembered.
PS: "76" is not entirely a movie about the 1976 coup. This is a movie about Love and Sacrifice, not War and Gore.