Anikulapo is currently progressing, slowly but surely, within the charts of the most viewed films on netflix. However, the platform streaming did not make much noise around this Nigerian film available since Friday September 30, 2022 in the catalog.
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But then, what is this new production which shows all the richness of the Yoruba culture and which seems to attract more and more subscribers? Answer in this article.
A period film about desire and greed
A story of death, resurrection and the greedy desires of men
After Araromire, The convocation or even The Bridge, Kunle Afolayan is back on Netflix with this epic film set in pre-colonial times as early as the 17th century of the ancient Oyo Empire and follows the story of a man named Saro.
The synopsis of the film reads as follows: “As an affair with the king’s wife leads to his downfall, an eager traveler encounters a mystical bird that holds the power to give him another chance.”
Who is in the cast ofAnikulapo ?
This 2h22 feature film stars in the title role Hakeem Kae-Kazim alongside Nollywood actors like Sola Sobowale, Kunle Remi, Bimbo Ademoye and Taiwo Hassan.
What do netizens think ofAnikulapo ? (Notice)
In seventh place in the Top 10 most-watched movies on Netflix, Anikulapo did not fail to seduce Internet users. Opinions submitted via twitter are the perfect illustration of this:
I also recommend this movie #Anikulapo a masterpiece
I love when African culture is validated. Nigerians and South Africans know the history of valuing their cultures internationally the perfect “without dissociating substance from form” https://t.co/ZIkzZx2lQh pic.twitter.com/4LSUd9rpG6
— Fatia (@FatiaMBIDA1) October 5, 2022
️ Let’s support our productions: The excellent Nigerian producer Kunle Afolayan @kunleafolayan has made “Anikulapo” a film that talks about our civilization, through Yoruba culture, a masterpiece!! A must see on Netflix worldwide pic.twitter.com/mWsvVn5t6l
— (@Adimbola) October 4, 2022
[Anikulapo ❤️] yoruba people have so many exciting stories
— [email protected] (@syntichengameni) October 3, 2022
Aníkúlápó a cinematic masterpiece with a well-crafted plot and world-class actors whose sole purpose is to remind us of the most important lesson of a lifetime: MEN ARE TRASH!!!
Hello everyone and have a good working week!
— Ayo❤️ (@Ade_bissi_10) October 3, 2022
Aníkúlápó deserves a good 7.5/10 The plans, the audiovisual quality ahlala Nollywood History is full of lessons.
— Annie-ℓoïcka (@AnnieLoiicka) October 2, 2022
Guys, it’s been a while since I watched a very rural Yoruba film, very old times with the pretty turns of phrase A pure pleasure I hope they will quickly continue with the 2 #Anikulapo #Netflix
— Bayo (@bayoltj) October 2, 2022
The Anikulapo movie is amazing! A good Yoruba film as we liked them! I loved!
— Haru (@Tonnouhouetchi) October 1, 2022