Nigerian filmmaker Biyi Bandele has a new movie set for release soon. The film is a Netflix feature and is titled Blood Sisters.
Bandele shared the news on Instagram, noting in the captions: “I’ve spent the past several months directing this stupendously exhilarating film, Blood Sisters, a Netflix Original set in Lagos, and we shot it in Lagos, featuring a stellar cast of truly brilliant Nigerian actors.”
Culture Custodian reports that the film was produced by Mo Abudu‘s EbonyLife Studios and shared some plot details.
the dramatic thriller tells the story of two friends, Sarah and Kemi. Sarah is engaged to her dream man, Kola. While their life looks idyllic on the outside, it holds a dark side behind closed doors as Kola is a physically abusive, controlling fiancé. Despite her friend’s concerns, Sarah is determined to press on with the wedding. On the day of the traditional engagement ceremony, tragedy strikes and Kemi accidentally kills Kola. Fearing that no one will believe that she acted in self-defence, the friends decide to cover up the death, unintentionally setting off a catastrophic series of events.
Ini Dima-Okojie and Nancy Isime play the starring roles, but the film also features Kate Henshaw, Wale Ojo, Deyemi Okanlowo, Ramsey Nouah, Uche Jombo, and many others.
Bandele who has been posting photos from the film set is excited about sharing it with fan. “I promise, you guys will love it,” he writes. See some of these photos shared on Instagram.