Remembering Chinua Achebe’s Things fall apart!

Stills from the only movie adaptation of “Things Fall Apart” shot in 1971, featuring Okonkwo the wrestler, his lazy father who would rather sit down the whole day and play his flute and the mother who constantly reminded her son not to be like his father.

Director: David Orere
Release Date: 1971
Writer: Chinue Achebe
Main Cast: Pete Edochie, Fabian Adibe, Funsho Adeolu, Nkem Owoh, Marius Ugada, David Ihesie, Justis Isiri, Sam Loco Efe, Manly Rollings, Marius Ugada, Nduka Eva.

The Glory days of Nigerian Writing; I remember reading this Book at Secondary school and also watching the film with Pete Edochie as Okonkwo. This definitely brings feelings of Nostalgia, Let us all reminisce and remember these glorious writers and their achievements in the world of literacy!

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