10 Reasons Why You Should Watch “Up North”


‘Up North’ directed by Tope Oshin will be hitting cinemas on December 28, 2018 and here are 10 reasons why you must see Nollywood’s biggest movie yet!

The Production – Up North is arguably the biggest Nollywood movie ever made.  Breaking boundaries and doing the extraordinary, the movie had over 25,000 background actors, 5 cameras and over 160

crew members including security on its’ biggest day.  A feat that has never been achieved in Nollywood.

Amazing Storyline –You know how sometimes you have a nice story, but something goes wrong towards the end? Or a story that takes forever before it redeems itself in the last 5 minutes? This is not the case with Up North. The storyline is amazing from the beginning to the end.

The Producers- This is Inkblot Productions’ ninth film since 2015 and the company has built an enviable reputation as box office heavy weight. Their track record includes The Arbitration, My Wife and I, The Wedding Party 1&2, New Money and Moms At War.  Up North is Inkblot’s first collaboration with Anakle Films, whose parent company Anakle is one of Nigeria’s leading digital agencies. They were responsible for The Bride Price App and widely loved Wikipedia AD with Pete Edochie and Emmanuela.

Stellar Cast- Banky W, Adesua Etomi, Kanayo o. Kanayo, Ibrahim Suleiman, Rahama Sadau, Michelle Dede, Hilda Dokubo, Akin Lewis and many more star in Up North. It’s a perfect blend between old and new and everyone brings their A Game.

Cultural Identity – The people, language, tradition and incredible landscape of Northern Nigeria serve as the backdrop for Up North. It is an authentic look at life in Bauchi and the filmmakers stayed true to the North.

The Tope Oshin Brand – Acclaimed Producer/Director Tope Oshin has built a stellar body of work and in Up North she takes things a notch higher. Up North is very well directed and you can see that every single detail was paid attention to.

Family Friendly – Up North is a movie for everyone, and I mean that. Young, Old, Southern, Northern, Rich or Upcoming rich, Christian or Muslim, there are many things to connect you to the characters of Up North and the situations they face. Everyone will leave Up North with a smile of satisfaction.

An Emir and a Governor – Up North can boast of being the first film to have a sitting Governor and an Emir star in it as both the Governor and Emir of Bauchi made cameos in the film, giving the movie the much needed spice to make it truly exceptional.

Beautiful Cinematography – This is one film that will leave you wanting to travel to Bauchi by night bus! WOW! The pictures, the wildlife, the hills! Up North is a beautiful piece of cinematic genius!

Be a part of History – Don’t be told how great the movie is, be a part of those telling the tales of its greatness.


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