BATTERED – The Movie
20 March 2013
BATTERED the film which is to be the game changer in the UK Nollywood cinema world is on its way to a cinema near you. Starring one of Africa's Leading Actress Fatima Jabbe, the winner of best actress 2011 at the BEFFTA Awards and best supporting actress at the ZAFAA Awards 2011 for her role as queen Fina on the world acclaimed movie the Mirror Boy. She is the script writer and executive producer of this wonderful and very emotional film that will showcase her talent. She played the role of the Lead actress Ann, who was abused by the person that is meant to protect her. Violence against women is an obstacle to the achievement of equality, development and peace. Ann became a victim of crucial social mechanisms by which women are forced into a subordinate positions compared with men who are more authoritative in nature. She shot her Fiancé, Derek played by the legendary versatile actor Lanre Balogun who doubled as the co - director.
Also at hand to push this film to another level is the super slick Nigerian and Montpelier Ace Football star John Utaka who debuted in his first Africa film supporting his long time friend Miss Jabbe. After filming his scenes he expressed his delight to be part of the project and promised to support his friend diligently.
Other stars include the exceptionally sexy, talented and beautiful Yvonne Hays, UK's Best PR Guru and producer Theodora Ibekwe, the smooth and talented Collins Archie-Pearce, the handsome debonair Atto Erick, the one and only baby face Marie Gomez, the original Finish hot trope Otto Linder, the sexy Olivia, the beautiful Nana Churcher of the Nana Churcher Show, khadija, DJ Ozzy, Jay One actor and promoter extra ordinaire, Ika, Tim Uche and Madam Happiness. Makeup artist on set was the superb Libeks.
The Cameraman and cinematographer was the one and only Nelson Spyk who knows how to make everything stunning around him and this film was co- directed by the young and dynamic ALABA.
The film promises to make you cry, laugh and smile. Watch out for BATTERED a movie that will keep you glued to the cinema chair. Let the picture tell the story. Enjoy!