11/08/2022

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Biodun Stephen’s ‘The Wildflower’ set for theatrical release

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The Biodun Stephen directed and Vincent Okonkwo produced film has been confirmed for a May 27 premiere.

Starring Damilare Kuku in the lead role alongside Toyin Abraham, Sandra Okunzuwa, Deyemi Okanlawon, Zubby Micheal, Etinosa Idemudia, ‘The Wildflower’ follows three women faced with different experiences of sexual assault from the men in their lives.

Speaking on the film, Okonkwo said: “it tackles sexual violence and explores how different women face trauma and assault in different forms and how they can easily bond over this. It aims to educate young women and men about the psychological effect of assault and the importance of speaking up. ” The film also stars Nosa Rex, Imoh Eboh, Kiki Omeili, Eso Dike, Angel Unigwe and Rachel Emem Isaac.

News of the film’s release date comes months after principal photographer wrapped up in October 2021.