Blockbuster flick, Witness Box stars Nollywood heavyweights such as Wale Ojo, Sola Sobowale, Chiwetalu Agu, Femi Branch, Tunji Sotimirin, Keira Hewatch, Soni and Betty Irabor, Ex Big Brother Naija House Mate, Ahneeka and a host of others.
With major plans for the movie release and private viewings in place it has already bagged a nomination at the AMCVA for Best Actress in Drama / TV series tied to Keira Hewatch.
The movie kicks off with an insight into a life of a couple who were faced with a desire to balance work and family life. Wale Ojo played Ben Arinze, a man saddled with a young wife, two daughters and a bank career. Like other egotistical men, socialized into roles constructed by patriarchy, a wife is a junior partner.
Keira Hewatch took the role of Bolanle Arinze, a young wife who sacrifices it all for her marriage and family with the hopes and thoughts it will all fall in place for her home and make things right while enduring loneliness served to her. She finds sanity in social media. Virtual friends are increasingly filling gaps everywhere. A deficit in marital devotion becomes inevitable.
Witness Box takes you on a self examining session with her scenes and acts which illustrates the everyday life and challenges of balancing life and work. The story is of a defined appeal and a different touch leading you in your own thought direction only to take you on a different turn clarifying that on this movie you can’t fully ascertain your predications to be as you thought.
It’s legal touch and style is one to look out for and the depth of the story one to learn from.