Nigeria’s Oscar submission ‘The Milkmaid’ lands Amazon Prime Video debut

Amazon Prime Video now provides streaming of “The Milkmaid,” Nigeria’s official entry for the 93rd Academy Awards. On August 6, 2022, a 12 months after profitable quite a few honors, the historic film had its unique streaming debut on the platform.

The critically praised movie, directed by Desmond Ovbiagele, stars Anthonieta Kalunta, Maryam Sales space, and Gambo Usman Kona. It’s an imaginative depiction of the destiny of two rural Northern Nigerian peasant sisters who turn out to be embroiled within the turmoil of a militant insurgency. The enduring illustration of the 2 Fulani milkmaids on the Ten Naira notice served because the inspiration for the track “The Milkmaid.”

Acclaimed cinematographer Yinka Edward photographed the film in Taraba state, whereas Seun Sowemimo served as govt producer.

Watch the official trailer of the film

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