Watch Trailer of “Gidi Blues” A Lagos Love Story by Femi Odugbemi
The title,”Gidi Blues” is a contrasting theme that delves into the annals of a city known by her Machiavellian system with the attendant economic, religious and political tensions within the space of abundant opportunities to live by. Gidi in this context indicates the restless lifestyle of Lagosian set against the background of exquisite genre of music that is all soothing, sensual and refreshing.
LASGIDI, a sobriquet used occasionally to expound the unrivaled social life of her inhabitants is succinctly represented in the scenes that follow.
Another blockbuster from Femi Odugbemi, a seasoned and award winning filmmaker who is widely known for other previous works such as Entreat, Suru’lere, Makoko, ’76, Tinsel and Abobaku reels out this entertaining yet educative tale of a rich brat who out of the shades of philandering is caught in the webs of undeniable affection for a irresistibly beautiful lady in an unlikely manner.
The tale of this journey takes audience through the landscape of the metropolis. The Island known for bustling commercial activities and social gatherings which also doubles as the hub of the influential’s reveal the protagonist as one from this region and the supporting act, Nkem from the ghetto as a way of clearly distinguishing the stories of the rich and poor in the daily Gidi living.
A star studded piece featuring Bukky Wright, Gideon Okeke, Daniel Llyods, Banky W,Aduke ,Nancy Isime, Hauwa ,Lepacious Bose,Allahbura and Toyin Oshinaike is definitely going to keep all at the edge of their seat from start to finish.
Watch Trailer Here: