ONE of 2017’s most anticipated flicks, Slow Country, will be released come Friday, May 5.

The movie stars interesting acts like Majid Michel, Richards Brutu, Sambasa Nzeribe, Ivie Okujaye, Tope Tedela and others.

Even before its cinematic release, Slow Country has been garnering accolades across the country.

For instance, the movie earned Sambasa his second consecutive AMVCA win in the Best Actor in a Drama category. Nollywood sweetheart, Ivie Okujaye was also nominated in the Best Actress category for her role in the movie.

Also, Slow Country won the Audience Choice Award at the 2016 edition of the Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF).

The movie tells the story of a homeless teenage mother, who gets herself trapped in prostitution and drug trafficking ring for seven years in order to secure a good life for her son. When she decides to quit the fast life, her boss, a ruthless human and drug trafficker is not ready to let go of his most trusted cash cow.

Producer of the action-thriller, romantic movie, Eric Aghimien is also popular for A Mile From Home, which earned actor, Tope Tedela a Best Actor AMVCA win.