Adunni Ade responds to criticism of self produced film Soole

Nollywood actress Adunni Ade

Actress Adunni Ade has responded to the criticism trailing her 2021 film Soole.

Soole first premiered in December 2021 and was made available on Netflix in October 2022, trending as number one on Netflix Naija.

The film narrates the hurdles a Veronica, Catholic nun who traveled from Lagos to Enugu after failing to fund a children’s orphanage.

Soole, which means ‘cheap ride’, becomes her only chance to cut costs and get to her destination in the east.

The journey from Lagos to Enugu featured a lot of drama including an armed robbery attack on their way to Enugu.

While some critics gave positive review about the movie, others described some of the scenes as ‘unrealistic’.

Reacting in a Twitter post on Tuesday, Adunni celebrated Soole as the most trending movie on Netflix Naija, adding that God has shamed the shameless. She also encouraged her followers to keep sharing their thoughts on the movie.

She wrote: “SOÓLÈ is trending!!! Thank you Nigeria! Please keep watching! Keep posting your reviews. Time to say my mind never reach! God shame the shameless! Wetin my eyes see during SOÓLÈ release in cinemas no bi small. Someone should ask me later.”

In another post, the actress retweeted a tweet by a user identified as Eniola who narrated her ordeal with kidnappers in Lagos, adding that the essence of the tweet was to raise awareness. Eniola also said that watching Soole made her remembered the incident.

Expressing her gratitude over the positive review, Adunni who produced the film, retweet the post saying, “Thank you for watching and also sharing your experience with entering one chance (SOÓLÈ) This was why I produced this movie. Awareness of what is going on in the country. I am happy you are safe and sound.”

Directed by Kayode Kasum, film stars Adunni Ade, Sola Sobowale, Adedimeji Lateef, Bukunmi Oluwasina, Femi Jacobs, Teniola Aladese and Eso Dike.