Descent is a conceptual movie made up of an artistic fusion of Nollywood and Hollywood actors. It follows the story of Kalu Achebe (Zack Orji) and Andrew Morgan (Matt Stern) both underworld Dons that will do anything and everything to protect their families. They are tied to a twisted fate with Bongani Ndilovu (Phoenix Baaitse); a humble farmer who simply wishes to protect his legacy; a thirst for vengeance and power.
Written by Bridget Phatudi and Awal Abdulfatai Rahmat and directed by Awal Abdulfatai Rahmat, Produced by AQ Entertainment and McAwal Productions, Descent stars Zack Orji, Matt Stern, Tayo Faniran, Benedict Sebastian, JT Medupe, Chibuzor Nwakwo, Palesa Medisakwane, Andrew Stock, Phoenix Baaitse, Sheena Deeparian and Ahmmad Kawser.
The thriller was shot in Johannesburg, South Africa and it won a Recognition Award for Best Picture International Trailer and also at the 2016 completed Special Movie Award (SMA) in the Republic of Gambia.
Awal Abdulfatai Rahmat’s Descent will be released in cinemas on Friday, December 22, 2017.
Watch the trailer below: