Taxi Driver (Oko Ashewo)

  • Taxi Driver (Oko Ashewo)
Genre : Drama
Type : Fiction
Original title :
Principal country concerned : Column : Cinema/tv
Year of production : 2015
Format : Feature
Running time : 110 (in minutes)

Adigun is a 31 year old naive village car mechanic who comes to Lagos for the first time following the sudden death of his father, a man he never truly knew. Adigun comes to Lagos on the invitation of Taiwo, his father's fellow taxi driver but Taiwo is dangerous and as shady as Lagos at night.

A film by Daniel ORIAHI

Nigeria - 2015, Fiction - 1h50min, Original version Yorouba / English / Pidgin English with subs, 14A, Colour

starring Femi Jacobs, Odunlade Adekola, Ijeoma Grace Agu

Director: Daniel Oriahi
Writer: Abara Amanze

Femi Jacobs as Adigun
Odunlade Adekola as Taiwo
Ijeoma Grace Agu as Delia
Richard Akinladen as Kuku
Babajide Alimison as Tiny
Oyetoro Hafiz as Kakanfo
Toyin Oshinaike as Baba mistura
Kelechi Udegbe as Bashar

Production: House 5 Production and Orbit Imagery

Distribution: FilmOne Production

Taxi Driver (Oko Ashewo) is out in all Nigeria cinemas from November 13, 2015.


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