The multiple-award-winning- director, steps up his game with this new movie ‘Oxford Gardens‘. Obi Emelonye made history to be the first African director to shoot a feature film at East End Studios, a studio which is mainly used by UK and US mainstream film-makers and producers.
The producer is knows for blockbusters like; Last flight to Abuja, The Mirror Boy, Onye Ozi, and Thy Will Be Done. Oxford gardens features Jumafor Ajogwu, Ngoli Okafor Top African American Black Male Model and two time golden glove heavyweight champion NG Thompson and many more.
Julius is a down-on-his-luck ex boxer in search for redemption. Munachi is a pretty, bubbly young girl with a dark secret. Their chance meeting on a park bench in Oxford Gardens one summer afternoon sets in motion an unlikely friendship and an uplifting journey through their respective fears; and through hope, faith, and love; to a stoic acceptance of whatever life throws at them
Kudos to Ng Thompson for going the extra mile to credibly play this inspirational character. The talented and cute daughter of Multiple-award-winning director Obi Emelonye unleashed her talent in Oxford Garden.
The pretty damsel who has been kept away from films until now reciprocates with one of the most heart-melting performances ever seen from a child actor. According to her dad, his wife Amaka and himself have choosing the right time to involve D’Richy in a movie.
I don’t know if it is just me or not, but i seeing some similarities with Southpaw here and that’s not mainly because there is a boxer involved. Lets wait and see how Oxford Gardens unraveled.