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Potato Potahto finally heads to African cinemas. premieres in Nigeria, South Africa & Ghana

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POTATO POTAHTO RELEASE POSTER webFollowing a series of successful screenings in some of the biggest festival across the globe, West African romantic comedy ‘Potato Potahto’ will kick off its cinematic releases across the continent from November 2017.

Potato Potahto opens in Nigerian and South African cinemas on the 24th of November and makes its way to Ghanaian screens on the 30th of November.

Directed by award winning Ghanaian film maker Shirley Frimpong-Manso; the film stars OC Ukeje, Joselyn Dumas, Joke Silva, Blossom Chukwujekwu, Chris Attoh, LalaAkindoju, AdjeteyAnang, Victoria Michaels and Nikki Samonas. The movie tells the story of a divorced couple whose plans to share their matrimonial home results in chaos after the husband, Tony, brings in an attractive female house help. When his ex-wife, Lulu, then hires an attractive young man to help her out, a roller coaster ride of laughter, jealousy and tears ensues.

Producer Inya Lawal is ecstatic about the movie’s upcoming cinematic release; “We have taken Potato Potahto round the world to an  incredibly warm reception, we cannot wait to bring it to cinemas home in Africa, this is just the beginning! “ she explained

For South African filmmaker Bonginhlanhla‘Mr. B’Ncube, more African film makers should adopt Potato Potahto’s unique form of pan-African collaborations. “This collaboration is a true representation of Africans coming together and saying, ‘we own this space, our continent, our people,’ let’s serve them and tell those African stories-to our people.”Mr. B attended the Cannes Film Festival premiere of the film and immediately invited the Producers to release the film in South Africa, his production company Sukuma Media which released the action comedy flick, Safe Bet (2016), is actively involved in the South African release.

Director Shirley Frimpong-Manso reflects on the film’s journey; “It has been a whirlwind taking our labour of love across the world. I have truly been overwhelmed by the universal acceptance of the movie, the unusual storyline and our incredible cast; I look forward to when Potato Potahto finally hits the cinemas.”

Potato Potahto has been screened to rave reviews at the Cannes Film Festival, the Durban International Film Festival, the British Urban Film Festival, and theSilicon Valley African Film Festival. It was the first Nollywood film to screen at the Chelsea Film Festival and it heads to the American Film Market, the African International Film Festival and the Toronto Nollywood International Film Festival in November.

Potato Potahto is a co-production of Ascend Studios, 19 April Entertainment Virgo Sun Ltd, Lufodo Productionsand WB Entertainment.

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