After a hiatus from the silver screen, veteran actress, Clarion Chukwura is back doing what she knows how to do best. She features in Royal Arts accedemy’s new movie, ‘Apaye (A Mother’s Love). The movie is a story of a woman’s quest to succeed against the odds.
Inspired by true events, ‘Apaye’ is the story of Elder Irene Yepayeye Uriah, born in the creeks of what is now Bayelsa State, abandoned by her husband and left to fend for her six children. She struggled and toiled to provide for her family and to make sure they enjoyed a life that she never had. Against the odds, she became a woman of substance in a community that never believed any good could come from her.
The movie stars Clarion Chukwurah in an unforgettable performance as the lead character. She is supported by veteran actor, Kanayo O.Kanayo, as well as Belinda Effah, Mbong Amata, Millicent Jack and many more. Screenplay was by Uduak Oguamanam, Kehinde Joseph and Vivian Chiji. The film was produced by Emem Isong, directed by Desmond Elliot, Assistant director on the project was Niyi Akinmolaran. The film is expected to be premiered on the 7th of March in Silverbird.