The Last Flight To Abuja opens at the cinemas next month with the official African première on Friday August 3, 2012, at the Genesis Deluxe Cinema, Lekki, Lagos.
The thriller directed by Obi Emelonye (the writer/producer/director of The Mirror Boy); is a star-studded blockbuster movie with the leading Nollywood diva Omotola Jalade Ekeinde and other top flight Nollywood stars and celebrities including Hakeem Kae-Kazim, Jim Iyke, Ali Nuhu, Jide Kosoko, Anthony Monjaro, Uru Eke, Olumide Bakare, Jennifer Oguzie, Uche Odoputa and Celine Loader.
The movie is based on true events…
A set of everyday Nigerian travelers’s board the last Flamingo Airways flight scheduled to fly from Lagos to Abuja on a fateful Friday night in 2006.
The plane cruises at 30,000 feet, tranquil and on schedule.
But like a bolt out of the blue, through a mixture of human error, technical failure and sheer bad luck, the plane rapidly develops major difficulties that sends it teetering on the brink of disaster.
As the pilots fight with the controls of the stricken aero plane, a series of flashbacks unravel the twists, turns and leaps of fate that put each passenger on the fateful flight.
Young lovers, an elderly couple, a corporate party, a sportsman on the threshold of greatness; all the passengers are caught up in the nightmare scenario and sense the final moments of their lives approach. All…except one!
What does he know?
Will they survive…The last flight to Abuja?
The movie will be showing at the Ozone Cinemas, Silverbird Cinemas, Genesis Deluxe and other cinemas in Lagos, Abuja, Port Harcourt and Enugu.