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Ghanaian heartthrob Chris Attoh & Nigerian starlet Damilola Adegbite star in Shirley Frimpong-Manso’s ’6 Hours to Christmas’

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The release of Ghanaian Director, Shirley Frimpong-Manso‘s movies always inspires major excitement amongst African movie lovers. Over the years, Shirley via Sparrow Productions has disguised herself among others as her movies consistently rule box office and have won several awards.
The Perfect Picture‘, ‘A Sting In A Tale‘ are two of her most popular movies while her most recent movie prior to this new release was 2009’s ‘Checkmate‘ which starred Nadia Buari.

The latest movie from Sparrow Productions, is ‘6 Hours to Christmas’, a comedic thriller starring Chris Attoh and Damilola Adegbite. Chris and Damilola are castmates on MNet’s Tinsel and this is their first movie collaboration.

From the synopsis and movie trailer, it appears that this will not be your typical predictable Ghollywood or Nollywood offering.

The Story

It looks like it’s going to be a typical 24th December day for suave creative director, Reggie (Chris Attoh) and perhaps a slightly more memorable one as his girlfriend promises him dinner and fireworks before the stroke of midnight.

Things however take an exciting turn for him when his office colleague and the girl (Damilola Adegbite) he’s lusted after for a long time gives him a Christmas present he finds impossible to refuse.

As Reggie’s mind goes into overdrive, events unfold into very hilarious and yet bizarre circumstances and it seems a day that started with the promise of Christmas may just end in heartbreak and a gun to Reggie’s head.

The movie is set to premiere at the National Theatre in Accra on the 29th of October 2010. We are so proud of Shirley, she had a baby recently and she is still on top of her game. The presentation, packaging and marketing of her movies is always top-notch and is an area other movie makers can learn from.  Check out movie stills and the trailer below.

The Cast of ‘6 Hours to Christmas’

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Still Images from ‘6 Hours to Christmas’

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6 Hours to Christmas – The Trailer

38 Comments

  1. jwezee

    October 25, 2010 at 1:21 pm

    This is a must see for me! Nice work from Chris Attoh. Hopes it premieres in nigeria as well

  2. tope

    October 25, 2010 at 1:54 pm

  3. Brittle Paper

    October 25, 2010 at 2:03 pm

    Looks cool.

  4. Blossom

    October 25, 2010 at 2:16 pm

    Interesting. 🙂

  5. Bukky

    October 25, 2010 at 2:29 pm

    chris is hot

  6. Naija Chick

    October 25, 2010 at 2:46 pm

    Great work by shirley once again, Love this chick http://www.nigeriashowbiz.com/

  7. whipmyhair

    October 25, 2010 at 3:48 pm

    oh my chris is one hot chocolatey goodness. *fans self*
    never heard of him before, i am so officially a fan.
    i hope he’s single…

  8. Lady Jaye

    October 25, 2010 at 4:19 pm

    Chris is hot, true, but his acting could improve. all the same, I am kinda excited for this movie!

  9. Maijidda

    October 25, 2010 at 4:39 pm

    Ah ah, when is it showing in Naija na?

  10. aosgrl

    October 25, 2010 at 5:11 pm

    Looking forward to it. Shirley Frimpong Movies are the ish!

  11. Dorah

    October 25, 2010 at 7:05 pm

    The Chris dude is fine as hell…
    Movie looks crazy tho…

  12. jane

    October 25, 2010 at 7:13 pm

    SHIRLEY is really good,i got the priviledge of seeing it during the press screening when i was in Accra.Its a great movie.i feel the trailer doesnt do justice to the movie.the movie is fun and insanely mentally stimulating. It makes you use ur brains throughout.thumbs up shirley

  13. Passerby

    October 25, 2010 at 8:55 pm

    Chris Attoh is truly a dish, yum! I am totally not feeling this fringe on Damilola Adegbite but her shape dey too gbaski! JEALOOOOUS!

  14. Inumidun

    October 25, 2010 at 9:36 pm

    Damiiiii!!!! Now that is one hot chic. LOVE her!!

    p.s- She’s a QC old girl. I know how much some people hate hearing that. LOL!

    • Recognize

      October 26, 2010 at 12:15 am

      ABAJOOOO! I knew she looked familiar!

  15. Grace

    October 25, 2010 at 9:37 pm

    Dami ina d buildiiinnggg!!! U go girl!

  16. D.O.T.M.H

    October 25, 2010 at 9:39 pm

    Oooh… I should watch this. When’s the premiere in Naij?

  17. Nma

    October 26, 2010 at 12:00 am

    The Damilola chick is gorgeous!
    Chris is just hawt! Absolutely love his complexion!

  18. Nene

    October 26, 2010 at 2:17 am

    QC girls really need to get a life….just saying!!

    • Inumidun

      October 26, 2010 at 5:35 pm

      Eeyah… sorry Nene. It’s not our fault that most of us turn out to be tenacious beauties and brains. Sorry.

    • Nene

      October 27, 2010 at 6:57 pm

      But all the beauties and brains are not QC girls, so why don’t people start announcing their high schools. I just feel sorry for you guys cos it seems like going to QC must have been the highest point of your lives. Like seriously, hasn’t anything worth mentioning happened to you people since then?
      P.S – Chris Attoh went to high school too, nobody has come on to claim him, just saying.

  19. Jolz

    October 26, 2010 at 9:40 am

    Nice photography….I should definitely see this….Dami does look good btw.

  20. CC

    October 26, 2010 at 9:49 am

    I like her movies, though the Ghanaian focus on showing sexual relations on screen still exists, she does it more tastefully and the sex scenes actually have something to do with the storyline.
    Anyways BN staff, can you explain what this line is supposed to mean exactly? “We are so proud of Shirley, she had a baby recently and she is still on top of her game” -Does giving birth make one lose talent or skill?

  21. OluremiTheFish

    October 26, 2010 at 10:41 am

    This’s def. a must watch…

  22. Arryice

    October 26, 2010 at 11:26 am

    Chris i likeeeeeeeeeee!!

  23. Zazzle

    October 26, 2010 at 2:44 pm

    Damilola kinda looks like Nicki Minaj in the first shot. cute!

    • BC

      October 26, 2010 at 11:22 pm

      I thought you said Nkechi Minaj for a minute. lol! There is some semblance.

    • The Bola

      October 27, 2010 at 4:43 pm

      lol meen u gt me crackinnn

  24. DIVASTAR

    October 26, 2010 at 4:28 pm

    plz join my blog plssss

  25. Zaene

    October 26, 2010 at 5:11 pm

    oooh…this looks interesting…anyway people who are not in Naij can get it?

  26. Ndy

    October 27, 2010 at 6:49 pm

    Hmmm am still not convinced, am worried it might be another great production but a but lacking in story line, I find a lot of Ghanian movies are like that, not meaning to knock on Ghanian movies, I just need a really strong story line if you have got all the good actors and great production, you might as well give us more. I always feel like am left hanging wanting a but more.

  27. Olivia

    October 28, 2010 at 5:39 am

    @ Ndy: I feel you sis. Most Ghanian movies are good cinematography-wise but lacking in ‘connecting’ on a storyline level with me. I hope this turns out great….been on hiatus from African movies for a while cos nothing worth my while in a loooong time! Where are Amaka Igwe, Ego Boyo, Lola Fani Kayode etc etc

  28. jennifer

    October 30, 2010 at 7:32 am

    tink d movie is goin 2 b fun coz tinsel issssss. chris u sooooooooooooo fine u my dream man lukalike n dami u soooooooo DDG………………….

  29. yabizi

    November 16, 2010 at 3:57 pm

    Shirley you rock girl!!!!!
    watched a 2 of ur movies last nite for the first time and i will definitely recommend any one of your movies… keep up the good work

  30. Olawunmi

    February 9, 2011 at 12:55 pm

    This is really nice

  31. Bel

    March 6, 2011 at 2:32 pm

    Chris u rock!

  32. daniel

    March 22, 2011 at 11:51 pm

    I HAVE WATCHED THE MOVIE AND IT SAMAZING ..DAMILOLA AND CHRIS DID A GREAT HOB AND THE ENDING WAS GOOD…
    DAMILOLA IS SO BEAUTIFUL AND CHRIS IS SO YUMMY ..WOW!

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