The classic novel, The Passport of Mallam Ilia by Cyprian Ekwensi is currently being adapted into an animated movie.It was written in 1948 and published in 1960.
Set in 19th century Kano, The Passport of Mallam Ilia focuses on a man, seeking to revenge the death of Zarah his wife.
The 2D feature movie is by the Magic Carpet studios, an Animation, Illustration and Game development studio in Lagos, Nigeria. They create and design Film, Motion, Mobile and PC Games, exciting 2D & 3D animation, stop-motion animation and VFX.
Magic Carpet studio explores an exciting story of love, loss and revenge in a colonial Northern Nigeria setting.
About Cyprian Ekwensi
Cyprian Odiatu Duaka Ekwensi was a Nigerian author, pharmacist, journalist and broadcaster. He is considered by many to be the father of modern Nigerian literature... read more