After it premiered three weeks ago with a bang in Nigeria, Stephanie Okerekeâ€™s award-winning movie, Through the Glass is surely enjoying acclamation across the world.
The movie has astounded all critics by grossing a N10m in the NigerianÂ box office within the last three weeks of its release.
The management of Silverbird film distribution disclosing this figure last week, said Through the Glass released across the countryâ€™s cinemas on September 16, beats such blockbuster Hollywood films like â€˜Public Enemiesâ€, â€œG.I Joeâ€, â€œHang Overâ€ amongst other thrilling films also on release about the same time in Nigeria to come top on the chart.
â€œWe want to announce to you that Through the Glass, a Next Page Productions film, produced and directed by Nollywoodâ€™sÂ A- rated star actress, Stephanie Okereke has astounded all critics by grossing a N10 million in the Nigerian Box Office.â€
â€œThe was released across Nigerian Cinemas on September 16th. At that time, there were such blockbuster Hollywood films like â€˜Public Enemiesâ€, â€œG.I.Joeâ€,
â€œHangover…â€™also on release in Nigeria but amazingly, from day one, Through the Glass jumped to the top and remained in number one position for 2 weeks,â€disclosed Silverbird management, adding that â€˜We continue to encourage film makers and call on them to sit up and do what is good for the cinemas.â€
The multi-million movie, theatricallyÂ distributed in Africa by Silverbird Film DistributionÂ is expected to premiere at the Silverbird Ghana Cinemas next month, before moving over to Silverbird Cinemas in Kenya.
Also, United International Pictures, a South African based film distribution company is said to have indicated interest in distributing the movie in South Africa. Meanwhile, Steph, while speaking on what inspired her to make the movie said, â€˜ I have a desire to do it right, and I felt that was an opportunity for me to do just that and I did.â€
Steph who is the only African featured in the movie added that, quality production, good storyline and acting are some of the attributes that stands her move out from others.â€