The duo of Charles Aniagolu and Frank Adekunle Macaulay,combined forces to direct the movie, “Streets of Calabar”, which has been termed as’a dark comedy’. The movie stars Rita Dominic, Wale Ojo, Anthony Ofoegbu, Keppy Ekpenyog, Maynard Eziashi, and Lisa Kill.
The movie revolves around Chuks Oti, a scammer and illegal immigrant in London who gets deported to his native land,Nigeria. He wriggles his way out of a possible jail term and ends up in the holiday resort city, “Calabar”. He lives with his loyal, British girlfriend Margaret, who had travelled with him to Nigeria.
Chuks takes on menial jobs to make ends meet, but life is difficult. He runs into Mike, an old colleague in the scamming business, and with no jobs they find themselves back in the criminal world.They find themselves in danger, no small thanks to De Don, a leader of a gang, thriving in underground arms and drugs… he’s hatched an evil plan to takeover the peaceful streets of Calabar.
Chuks and Mike become part of a dangerous covert police mission led by two internationally trained detectives who are desperate to stop De Don from succeeding in his scheme…but they soon become the targets, as the evil De Don suspects foul play.
They are chased across the beautiful state by De Don and his guards as well as a raging group of Cameroonian “yardies”… not to mention a cattle herdsman that has been ticked off…and all is set for an explosive climax!.
Streets of Calabar hits Nigerian cinemas on December 21st 2012.