Directed by Ishaya Bako and featuring award-winning actress, Genevieve Nnaji, Road to Yesterday introduces Nigerian-British actor, Oris Erhuero, and has a strong supporting leads in Majid Michel, Chioma ‘Chigul’ Omeruah and veteran Ebele Okaro.
Set in Lagos Nigeria, this epic love story trails a couple desperate to mend a broken marriage on a road trip to a relation's funeral. However, the journey itself throws up secrets from a distant past, imperiling a lot more than just the marriage.
Genevieve Nnaji (‘Victoria Udoka’, the conflicted wife and mother), is Quintessential Nollywood. Possessing a stellar resume that showcases national and global accolades, as well as past credits that include the highly celebrated ‘Half of A Yellow Sun’, ‘Tango With Me’ & “Ije”.
Ms. Nnaji returns to the screen with her first feature film in over two years. The original screenplay was written and directed by Ishaya Bako, a London Film School Alumni, and creator of a series of highly acclaimed festival favourites, including the award winning “Braids on a Bald Head” (Best Short Film at the 2012 AMAA Awards).
Road to Yesterday is Bako’s feature directorial debut. Road to Yesterday was shot at locations across Lagos, with a proudly Nigerian cast and crew that celebrate the depth of local talent. With the support of AfricaMagic, Road to Yesterday attains a technical quality that speaks to the impressive potentials of homegrown production.
The Nigerian Premiere is set for Wednesday 13th November 2015 in Lagos, Nigeria, with nationwide release on 27th November 2015.