By Benjamin Njoku
Several years after he disappeared from the big screen, actor and TV reality show host, Chidi Mokeme has staged a comeback to his love-acting.
The dapper, who last starred in a movie in 2016, after his excellent performance in , ’76’ directed by Izu Ojukwu is starring in the movie, “The therapist” alongside Rita Dominic. Other notable actors starring in the movie include, Anthony Monjaro, Michelle Dede, Saheed Balogun, Tope Tedela, Shaffy Bello, Toyin Abraham amongst others.
“The therapist” is an intriguing story of the realities of marriage and relationships which questions the anomalies of the age-long concept.
According to the producer, Onome Odometa and director, Kayode Kasum , Nollywood is taking a deep dive into authentic storytelling and relevance as captured In “The Therapist” movie.
Set-in modern-day Nigeria, the plot tells a story of the lead character, Eloho Odafe who loses everything in a divorce to her abusive ex-husband after 11 years of marriage because of a prenup that was signed in the whims of love and affection.
The movie takes the viewers on a journey of self-reflection on what is labelled as sacrifice and compromise in relationships and how far is too much. We also love that on a quest for revenge it highlighted men who are also abused and manipulated and the fear of being emasculated has maintained the silence of it.
Its comedic approach adds a breath of fresh air to the entire movie, the perfect story told by the right people at the most relevant time is definitely one to watch.
The captivating drama is due to be released in the cinemas across the country on the 26th of March 2021.