KAP Motion Pictures, under the directorship of Kunle Afolayan and in partnership with NETFLIX, is set to shoot another film titled – “IJOGBON”.
Written by award-winning Tunde Babalola, IJOGBON is a coming-of-age family adventure of four teenagers (3 boys and 1 girl) from a rural village in South-West Nigeria, who stumble on a bag full of diamonds and conceal it, much to their regret.
Although the location is rural, the movie – IJOGBON is set in present day and KAP Motion Pictures has delved into local folklore to better tell this story.
IJOGBON shows the universality of human emotions, defined by peculiar cultural backgrounds and beliefs.
Furhermore, the film depicts what life is like for teenagers in rural parts, and their aspirations for a better life, even if it means having to Japa (leaving the country)
The cast for IJOGBON is robust and features the likes of Bimbo Manuel, Gabriel Afolayan, Sam Dede, Tana Adelana, Yemi Solade, Yemi Sodimu, Femi Branch, Adunni Ade, Dorathy Bachor and some young actors Ruby Akubueze, Ojuolape Kayode, Fawaz of Ikorodu bois and Oluwaseyi Ebiesuwa.