Award-winning actress Linda Ejiofor and a renowned voice-over broadcaster, Tope Tedela joined other Nollywood actors and actresses in a new epic movie titled, A Soldier’a Story.
The movie which was recently premiered has been receiving ovation from movie lovers. Tagged a masterpiece and a must watch for movie lovers in the cinema, it’s from the stables of Frankie Ogar Films production, Martin Gbados in collaboration with V+O Communications.
A Soldier’s Story is a love story of a military man,Major Egan . It also highlighted military call of duty, life and death, the risk to protect their nation. The movie also celebrates the Nigerian heroic soldiers, to encourage and appreciate their contribution to the country.
It featured young and brilliant actors like Daniel K Daniel, Adesua Etomi, Zinab Olumide, Owuru Balogun, Sambasa Nzeribe, and Chico Aligwekwe, among others.
A Soldier’s Story is the first part of a trilogy. The second part is titled A Soldier’s Story – Back From The Dead and the final part is titled A Soldier’s Story – I Can’t Say Sayonara. Sayonara in Japanese means Goodbye, so simply put, I Can’t Say Goodbye.
Regina, a young female scavenger discovers that the heart of a man left for dead amongst many corpses littering the street after an ambush on some peace keeping corps members by rebel soldiers is still beating.
She has no clue who he is as he had been stripped to his briefs with no form of identification.
The young woman caters for him and nurses his injuries for months with the only sign of life being the rise and fall of his chest as he breathes.
The young man wakes up later from coma with no recollection of who he is or where he is from. The attack has him suffering from amnesia.
Undaunted by his condition and the consequences of taking a total stranger home during the war times, she finds ways to cater for and nurse him back to good health while keeping him hidden particularly from a group of bandits that come around regularly to intimidate her and her little brother.
He soon begins to develop feelings for her and she for him as they are always together and hardly in contact with other people apart from her younger brother. He begins to regain his memory through a slow process and eventually, he is able to have a total recall and Regina, the lady who took him home and nursed him back to health is heartbroken to find out that he has another life back home in Nigeria.