The movie is set against the backdrop of the attempted coup of 1976 and the assassination of Head of State Murtala Mohammed, but the drama chronicles the lives of a young officer, Dewa (Ramsey Nouah) and his pregnant wife, Suzy (Rita Dominic) who are reluctantly caught up in events that rocked the whole country. The historical romance thriller speaks to the Nigerian experience, while exploring the themes of romance, inter-tribal marriage, betrayal and the triumph of love through it all.
The movie produced by Izu Ojukwu and Adonaija Owiriwa and directed by Izu Ojukwu, has earned 14 nominations at the 2017 edition of the prestigious AfricaMagic Viewers’ Choice Award (AMVCA).
General Manager, Marketing, MultiChoice Nigeria, Martin Mabutho said the company is excited to make the movie available to its subscribers on the DStv BoxOffice platform.
“Our mission is to provide value to our customers by making great entertainment more accessible and at an affordable price. The movie ’76 with its compelling story line, quality production and stellar cast, is a compelling portrayal of an unforgettable date in Nigeria’s history and we believe that it will make a great movie pick for the whole family”, said Mabutho.
To rent ’76 on DStv BoxOffice, simply press the green button on the DStv Explora remote then log in the rental code at bo.dstv.com.