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October 1 (2014)

As Nigeria prepares for independence from the British in 1960, a seasoned police detective rushes to find the serial killer slaughtering its native young women.

Director:

Kunle Afolayan

Writer:

Tunde Babalola (script writer)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Femi Adebayo Femi Adebayo ... Banji
Ademola Adedoyin Ademola Adedoyin ... Prince Aderopo
Kayode Aderupoko Kayode Aderupoko ... Seagent Sunday Afonja
Kunle Afolayan ... Agbekoya
Abiodun Aleja Abiodun Aleja ... Olaitan
David Bailie ... Chief Supretendent Fred Ackerman
Kehinde Bankole Kehinde Bankole ... Miss Tawa
Ibrahim Chatta Ibrahim Chatta ... Sumonu (as Ibrahim Shatta)
Sadiq Daba Sadiq Daba ... Inspector Danladi Waziri
Ifayemi Elebuibon Ifayemi Elebuibon ... Baba Ifa
Kanayo O. Kanayo Kanayo O. Kanayo ... Okarfo
Fabian Adeoye Lojede Fabian Adeoye Lojede ... Corporal Omolodun
Bimbo Manuel Bimbo Manuel ... Canon Kuforiji
Colin David Reese ... Father Dowling
Nick Rhys ... Rupert Winterbottom
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As Nigeria prepares for independence from the British in 1960, a seasoned police detective rushes to find the serial killer slaughtering its native young women.

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Genres:

Thriller

Certificate:

PG-13
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Country:

Nigeria

Language:

English | Ibo | Yoruba | Hausa

Release Date:

3 October 2014 (Nigeria) See more »

Also Known As:

1 октября See more »

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Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)
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Golden Effects See more »
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Most of the Ancient materials used in the movie were imported as they were not ready in the country during filming. See more »

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Ba Ko Daya
Written by ' Dr. Victor Abimbola Olaiya'
Performed by 'Dr.Victor Abimbola Olaiya'
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good movie
2 November 2015 | by morayoayoadeSee all my reviews

October 1 makes an attempt at telling Nigeria's story before her independence while inculcating another suspense filled story that captures the viewers' attention till the very end. This thriller is set in the colonial times and was well executed by the use of great costuming, antique props such as cars used in that era and household items like television sets and all sorts. Apart from exploring the theme independence, it also sheds light on topics including homosexuality, tribalism and illiteracy. The casting is the best I have seen so far in "Nollywood". It is an amalgamation of old and new faces with well-developed skill-set. It features veterans like Sadiq Daba and Kayode Aderupoko who are well known prolific actors in Nigeria. The scripting 'of the movie could have been better as it affected the dialogue, the use of flashback technique is not well executed as one could not really tell what was going on without putting much thought into it. A lot of thought was put into production as the picture is top quality and the post production is detailed, the music used also helps to depict the time frame portrayed in this movie. I don't want to give out any spoilers but i would definitely recommend this movie to anyone who is interested in having surface knowledge about Nigeria before its independence


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