“ORAH”: THE SURVIVAL OF A NIGERIAN-IMMIGRANT

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Orah,” a revenge drama written and directed by Nigerian film maker Lonzo Nzekwe by the year 2022.

The movie tells the “story of 15-year-old Orah Madukaku, who kills a man in Nigeria and flees the country without her infant son, Lucky. 17 years later, Orah is an illegal immigrant in Canada working as a taxi driver for an attorney, Eli Pope and his high-profile Nigerian client, Bami Hazar, who are both involved in international money laundering. After Hazar orders the murder of Orah’s son, she embarks on a revenge journey to bring Hazar to justice. When all her legal options prove to be a failure, Orah resorts to violence to settle the score.”

The movie “Orah also starred actors and actresses such as:  Lucky Onyekachi EjimAgape MngomezuluMorgan BedardSomkele Iyamah-IdhalamaOris ErhueroO.C. Ukeje, Femi Lawson, ChristopherSeivrigh, AngelOduko, Tina Mba, Emeka Nwagbaraocha, Ruby Akubueze, and Kelechi Udegbe. Nigerian-Canadian star Oyin Oladejo played the lead role in “Orah” as an illegal immigrant working as a taxi driver in Canada.

The Movie has been nominated to screen at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF 2023) in the Industry Selects programme.

Delia Nyadi

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