Netflix movie, “The Black Book” has received rave reviews from netizens after its much-anticipated release on the streaming platform.
The Editi Effiong film, which premiered on Friday features Nollywood heavyweights such as multiple award-winning actor, Richard Mofe Damijo, Shaffy Bello, Taiwo Ajai-Lycett, Sam Dede and many others.
The movie follows the story of a grieving father, Paul Edima played by RMD, whose son was framed and killed for a crime he did not commit.
Edima takes matters into his own hands, and wages war against a notorious police force to find justice for his son.
Many who have viewed the film took to Twitter to hail the movie’s cast and crew for a brilliant performance.
@Rollapixels tweeted, “I’ve just witnessed the cinematic masterpiece known as ‘The Black Book,’ and let me tell you, it’s an absolute epic that has left my heart racing with exhilaration! #TheBlackBook”
“RMD and Sam Dede were on point with their acting… I love Big Daddy’s (Shaffy Bello) performance,” @Jeffrafael88 said.
@Danielokey_ described the movie as “a mournful love letter to Nigeria. A film that tracks the evil of the past and how it fosters today’s.”
“Mehn, I don’t know how to explain it, but #TheBlackBook is a COMPLETE film!” @Manniethestar said.
Dubbing the movie “a masterpiece!” @iamhymnofficial wrote, “Congratulations to Editi Effiong and the whole team! He took his time on this and it didn’t disappoint. Just called my brother and told him it’s a must watch! Brilliant brilliant work!
“I’m just a few minutes into the movie #TheBlackBook and I’m triggered already. I don’t want to hate Nigeria, but I am definitely tired of it because this is art imitating real life,” @MaduekeNgozi said.