1897, is a new movie from legendary director Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen, parading stars such as Segun Arinze Paul Obazele, Mike Omoregbe, with special appearance by Justus Esiri(now deceased). The film focuses on the invasion of the Benin Kingdom by the British Empire in 1897 and how they carted away ancient artifacts belonging to the kingdom.
1897 boldly attempts to unearth the real deal behind the invasion and show to the world for the very first time, the behind the scenes of the invasion we never knew. The film has been slated for release in 2014.
Hmm… we’re going historical aren’t we… let’s wait and see how it turns out… or what do you think?