Tango With Me (2011) (Nigeria: 2011)


Director: Mahmood Ali-Balogun
Writers: Mahmood Ali-Balogun (story), Femi Kayode (screenplay)
Producer: Mahmood Ali-Balogun
Director of Photography: Keith Holland
Production Designer: Toi Whittaker
Sound Recordist: Kayode Ilelaboye

Cast: Joseph Benjamin as Uzo
Bimbo Manuel as the voice of the Counselor
Genevieve Nnaji  as Lola
Joke Silva as Lola’s Mom
Ahmed Yerima
Bimbo Akintola

Synopsis: In the beginning, Lola and Uzo are the perfect couple with their newly married life in front of them. All is well until the happiest day of their lives became the worst, which leads the couple on a journey of self discovery. “Tango With Me” is a contemporary story about the forgiveness, values, and faith that keep us going as humans. This story proves that above all, love does indeed conquer all


Reviews and Articles:
Tango With Me Full Website

Ewoigbokhan Otaigbe, Tango With Me (Movie Review), Itua Live! (online blog)

TT_Reju, Movie Review: Tango With Me, 360nobs (online magazine)

Nigerian Mahmoud Ali-Balogun on his film Tango With Me, Youtube

Augusta Okon, Tango With Me- movie review, Nigeria Films (online magazine)

Tango With Me ; A movie on lifes ups and downs, Haba Naija Forum (online forum)

Kemi Filani, So I watched Geneveive Nnaji and Joseph Benjamin’s ‘Tango With Me’ movie…boring???, It’s Kemi Filani’s Blog (online blog)

Miss Tilli, TANGO WITH ME (Genevieve Nnaji and Benjamin Joseph), African Movie Reviewer (online blog)

Lidia Ikeji, New movie trailer: Tango With Me, starring Genevive Nnaji and Joseph Benjamin, Lidia Ikeji’s Blog (online blog)

DJ ABASS, The London Movie Premiere Of TANGO WITH ME (Photos), (online blog)

Ego Chidolue, Have you seen the movie ‘Tango with Me’ ?, xpressmythoughts (online blog)

Wendy Mitchell, Talking Drum launches with UK release of Tango With Me, Screen Daily (online magazine)

Funke Akindele, TK shine at ZUMA awards, Vanguard (online magazine)

AMAA Reveals Nominations List, This Day Live (online  magazine)

Genevieve, Mercy Johnson, Omotola to battle for NMA Best Actress award, Vanguard (online magazine)

Ali-Balogun’s Tango With Me, raises the bar, World News (online magazine)

Oboli, Tonto and Chika Ike battle for Afro-Hollywood Best Actress award, Vanguard (online magazine)

Heralds of New Visions, This Day Live (online magazine)

Heralds of the New Nollywood, This Day Live (online magazine)

Academic Articles:
Vourlias, Christopher. “Nigerian Directors Target Bigscreen Respect.” Variety 426.13 (2012):  10. MasterFILE Premier. Web. 19 Nov. 2013.

BILEN-ONABANJO, SEVEM. “Nollywood’s Next Generation To Watch.” New African 528  (2013): 112-114. Academic Search Premier. Web. 19 Nov. 2013.


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