A new trailer for the movie “Blood in the Lagoon” has been released. Produced by Jerry Padney and directed by Teco Benson, the movie tells the story of a young boy from the devastatingly poor fishing slums of Lagos, who is determined to pursue the dreams of his murdered brother.
Born into abject poverty and thrust deep into to the drudgery fate has dealt him, George Dibiya (Okey Uzoeshi)ekes out a living in the treacherous murky waters of the waste deluged Lagos Lagoon. Just like thousands more kids in the many slums of Nigeria, his life story is already written and sealed by fate, even before he came into the world. And this is not of his making. The chances of getting any education and, maybe clawing his way out of the situation is zero to unlikely, at best.
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But after the murder of his brother, George sets out to, not allow his brothers dream die. Along the way, he gets entangled with the stunningly beautiful Scarlet (Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde) “Blood in the Lagoon” is an emotionally charged and thought provoking movie that will keep you glued to your seat till the very end.
The movie stars Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, Okey Uzoeshi, Eddie Ugboma, Ufuoma McDermott, Hakeem Rahman, Akin Lewis among others.
On September 13, 2014, the movie premiered in Houston, Texas, in the United States.
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