Co-produced by Kemi Lala Akindoju, Still Water Runs Deep will have its international premiere at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF).
The film which was written and directed by Abbesi Akhamie is also produced by Akhamie and Melissa Adeyemo.
Still Water Runs Deep tells the story of a father who must withstand his emotions and preserve his pride when his estranged son goes missing. It was shot in Afowa-Uzairue, Edo State in the southwest region of Nigeria. Kemi Lala Akindoju was also the casting director.
Toyin Oshinaike, Rita Edward and Yemi Adebiyi are some of the actors in the film which was intended to speak to the difficulty honest, hardworking men face when trying to raise children in the harsh realities of the world.
Watch the trailer below: