Makate Must Sell

2019

2/5
Makate Must Sell

Summary

A young lady (Chigurl) is pressured to get married by her aunts and family members within a space of time. Getting a man to marry her gets really difficult and she begins to lose faith. Then, the man of her dreams shows up unexpectedly.

Production: SeeFeem Productions, FilmOne Distributions

Direction: Don Omope

Starring: Chioma “Chigurl” Omerua, Bisola Aiyeola, Toyin Abraham, Toke Makinwa, Blossom Chukwujekwu, Akan Nnani, Josh 2 funny, Wofai Fada, Nedu, Daniel Etim Effiong, Greg Ojefua, Charles Okocha

Release Date: 3 May 2019

Genre: Comedy

Run time: 1h 28min

Rating: 2/5

Review

Chioma (played by Chigul) is threatened by some jobless aunties at a family member’s wedding to bring a man to the next family wedding.  So with the help of Toyin and Toke, Chioma starts the hunt for Mr right.

This movie tells an important story, the societal pressure mounted on matured singles, infact, any single of marriageable age

The movie which aimed at being hilarious was a long shot from its comedic intentions. Even it’s “Comedy star-studded” cast could do little or nothing to save the film from a box office-cinema disaster. Makate Must Sell featured Josh 2 funny, Wofai Fada and Charles Okocha and all three of them may be funny individually, but a film cannot thrive based on individual comedy.

Chigurl is funny on her own, but side by side with Toke Makinwa, she is just a snooze fest. It’s audacious that Toke has made the foray into Nollywood but God knows she can’t act to save her life. Her role in the movie was entirely irrelevant.

Furthermore, all the Cliche characters such as the illiterate trader and an Igbo money-miss-road suitor that made appearances in Makate Must Sell were a bit too “overused” and their roles which was meant to bring life to the movie was actually exhausting and insufferable.

 

 

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