Fiche Film
Cinéma/TV
2016
CEO (The)
Kunle Afolayan
Pays concerné : Nigeria
Réalisateur(s) : Kunle Afolayan
Avec : Angélique Kidjo, Kunle Afolayan, Jimmy Jean-Louis, Fatym Layachi, Peter King Nzioki, Wale Ojo
Durée : 105
Genre : thriller
Type : fiction

Français

Cinq cadres africains d’une multinationale de télécommunications sont réunis dans une belle station balnéaire aux alentours de Lagos au Nigeria à l’occasion d’un séminaire qui doit déboucher sur la nomination du nouveau PDG. Les choses prennent une tournure inattendue et les cadres disparaissent mystérieusement un à un…

Réalisation : Kunle Afolayan

Avec : Lala Akindoju, Hilda Dokubo, Aurélie Eliam, Jimmy Jean-Louis, Angélique Kidjo, Wale Ojo, Peter King Nzioki, Fatym Layachi, Nico Panagiotopoulos

Production : Golden Effects Pictures

Durée : 105 min
Année : 2016
Pays : Nigeria
Genre : Thriller
Langues : Anglais, Français, Swahili, Yoruba, Chinoise et Arabe – VOSTF

ACTEURS / ACTRICES
Angélique Kidjo est Dr Zara Zimmerman
Kemi Lala Akindoju est Lisa Fernando
Fatym Layachi est Yasmin Raggi
Hilda Dokubo est Supr. Ebenezer
Aurélie Eliam est Eloise Touré
Jimmy Jean-Louis est Jean Marc
Wale Ojo est Kola Alabi
Peter King Nzioki est Jomo Wangai
Nico Panagiotopoulos est Rikard Van Outen



2016 | Festival Ecrans Noirs, Yaoundé, Cameroun | 15-23 juillet 2016
* Compétition Internationale

2016 | LAGOS GRAND PREMIERE AT EKO HOTELS
* JUNE 10, 2016

2016 | 4ème NollywoodWeek Paris 2016 | DU 2 AU 5 JUIN 2016 – PARIS, FRANCE
* Sélection : Film d’ouverture – hors compétition
* World Premiere / Première Mondiale
www.nollywoodweek.com/fr/team/the-ceo/

2016 | JUNE 1, 2016
* AIRFRANCE IN-FLIGHT SPECIAL PREMIERE

English

A mystery-thriller surrounding five top executives from across Africa who are despatched on a 1-week leadership retreat by a multinational telecommunications firm, to determine which one to appoint as the firm’s new CEO. Things go awry when one-by-one the executives are eliminated in sudden death circumstances, and the finger falls on the last two remaining executive as prime suspects.

TransWire Communications is a global phone network with major operation in Nigeria. The CEO, an expatriate, has retired hence the Global Chairman has decided to send five nominees amongst his most senior level staff across Africa on a Leadership course in order to determine which one to appoint as the new CEO of Nigeria.
All five arrive from their respective destinations and check into the beach resort where the course is holding. Although they all appear cordial and chummy with each other, they all know what is at stake – they each desperately want the CEO ‘s chair. And to this purpose, they attempt to covertly outdo one another throughout the duration of the course.

A film by Kunle Afolayan

Nigeria, 2016, Fiction, 105 mins, Thriller

starring Lala Akindoju, Hilda Dokubo, Aurélie Eliam, Jimmy Jean-Louis, Angélique Kidjo, Wale Ojo, Peter King Nzioki, Fatym Layachi, Nico Panagiotopoulos



Genre : Thriller
Year : 2016
Country : Nigeria
Run time : 105 min
Language : English, French, Swahili, Yoruba, Chinese and Arabic with French and English Subtitles

Director : Kunle Afolayan

Cast :
Kemi Lala Akindoju is Lisa Fernando
Hilda Dokubo is is Supr. Ebenezer
Aurélie Eliam is Eloise Touré
Jimmy Jean-Louis is Jean Marc
Angélique Kidjo is Dr Zara Zimmerman
Fatym Layachi is Yasmin Raggi
Wale Ojo is Kola Alabi
Peter King Nzioki is Jomo Wangai
Nico Panagiotopoulos is Rikard Van Outen

Production : Golden Effects Pictures

Release in Nigeria on July 15th 2016 and in cinemas across Africa later in the year.


2016 | Festival Ecrans Noirs, Yaoundé, Cameroon | 15-23 July 2016
* International Competition

2016 | LAGOS GRAND PREMIERE AT EKO HOTELS
* JUNE 10, 2016

2016 | 4th NollywoodWeek Paris 2016 | DU 2 AU 5 JUIN 2016 – PARIS, FRANCE
* Opening Film (Out of Competition)
* World Premiere
http://www.nollywoodweek.com/team/the-ceo/

2016 | JUNE 1, 2016
* AIRFRANCE IN-FLIGHT SPECIAL PREMIERE