Sometimes it takes a quick glance at the cast of a movie to determine if it’s worth checking out or not. “Broken“, a new movie starring Nse Ikpe-Etim, Kalu Ikeagwu, Bimbo Manuel and Maksat Anpe tells the story of a family torn apart by bad decisions.
The official synopsis offers an overview of this twisted tale;
Gabriel Ortega (Kalu Ikeagwu), a promising young man, gets Mariam (Nse Ikpe-Etim), a naïve teenage girl pregnant in a remote community where he was posted for his primary assignment during his National Youth Service year. He absconds to the city, leaving her confused and frustrated. In her naivety she abandons the child in a refuse dump, and he is later picked up by a Good Samaritan and taken into an orphanage. The lovers reunite in the city and get married, but after two kids they begin to experience marriage burn out, and eventually get separated. The divorcee each reunites with a new life partner and starts up a new family. A few years later, the mistakes of their past comes hunting, throwing their families and entire life into chaos; having to deal with a daughter who was sneaked out of an asylum where she has been for six years, a second son who has become wild with the street life as a result of frustration, and the son they abandoned in a refuse dump, now in prison on death row.
The movie was written and directed by Bright Wonder Obasi and will be hitting cinemas soon. Check out the trailer below.