Netflix-Nigeria first movie project of 2023 titled “Shanty Town” has continued to trigger unending conversation, criticism and mixed reactions from people and lovers movies. The bone of contention in the movie in question is specifically the nude scenes, then before you talk about some other interesting features of the highly popular Nollywood movie.
Just as the drama lingers, former Big Brother Naija, BBNaija, housemate, Victoria Adeyeke, popularly known as Vee has lashed out at those criticism the aforementioned movie with regards to the scenes containing nud*ty, crime, prost*tution, corruption, etc.
According to her, a lot of persons have kept complaining that the above mentioned subject matters with regards to “Shanty Town” are totally alien to our culture in this part of the world. But she went on to tackle such people to stop disturbing the world with their opinion on the movie, as such, they should look out for movies on Africa Magic (AM) epic that is compatible with their cultural belief and practices.
“Nud*ty is not part of our culture. Shanty Town is about crime, prost*tution, corruption, etc. If it’s culture you’re looking for, go and watch AM Epic and stop disturbing us,” her tweet reads.
On the other hand, some others have hailed Nollywood for thinking outside the box with regards to “Shanty Town”, and also for taking the bold step to make such a great movie, not deterred by the expected severe criticism from some section of the people, just as already being experienced.
Meanwhile, some of your favourite actors featured in the movie include the likes of Chidi Mokeme, Uche Jombo, Richard Mofe-Damijo (RMD), Ini Edo, Shola Shobowale, Nse Ekpe-Etim, Shaffy Bello, Nancy Isime, Zubby Michael, Regina Daniels, Ali Nuhu, Judith Audu, Peter Okoye, Mercy Eke and many others.