Award-winning and critically acclaimed movie, Mr. and Mrs. has been released on DVD for home entertainment.
The movie which enjoyed favorable media appraisals while in the cinemas hit the stands yesterday, Thursday August 9th in Ghana and will hit Nigeria on Monday August 20th, according to Chinwe Egwuagu, the producer of the movie.
Revealing the reason behind her decision to release the movie on DVD, Chinwe, a graduate of Mass Communication from IMT Enugu said,
“The success of Mr and Mrs. at the cinemas was tremendous and I have been getting requests from people asking that they will like to see the movie again, and I actually think the time is right for a DVD release.”
Mr& Mrs. is a story of a couple whose marriage is threatened by age old economic and social divisions in the society. It tells the story of Susan Abbiah (Nse Ikpe-Etim), a lawyer who is holed up in a marriage that has been engulfed with issues from differences in the social strata. Her husband, Kenneth Abbiah (Joseph Benjamin), a rich son of a Senator is bent on not letting the world know of his wife’s background and decides to keep her in the kitchen where he believes she belongs.
On the other hand, is another couple Linda and Charles played by the duo of Thelma Ojiji and Paul Apel, who seemingly have a perfect marriage until Linda begins to take her husband for granted because she takes care of all the bills in the home.
Mr and Mrs. was released to the cinemas in 2011 and was well received by the media and the cinema audience. It features notable stars like Actor Joseph Benjamin whose profile has sky-rocketed since his role as Uzor Dike in ” Tango With Me, award-winning actress Nse Ikpe Etim, Barabara Soky, Thelma Okoduwa, Paul Apel, and Mpei Mapatla.
Mr and Mrs. was produced by Chinwe Egwuagu and directed by Ikechuwku Onyeka and shot on the Canon 5D by DOP Tom Robson.