Movie Review: ‘A Sunday Affair’ Is A Good Start In Romance Genre Of Nollywood Movies

ByMayowa Akintoye3 Min Read

A Sunday Affair is a new romantic movie produced by Ebonylife Media, directed by Walter Taylor, and released on Netflix on February 14, 2023.

The film is a must-watch as it explores the complexities of triangular love relationships.

It features some of Nollywood’s finest actors, such as Nse Ikpe-Etim, Dakore Egbuson-Akande, Alexx Ekubo, Oris Erhuero, Uzor Osimokpa, Hilda Dokubo, and others.

The A Sunday Affair film’s official synopsis on Netflix reads, “Best friends Uche and Toyin are strong single women who promised never to let a man come between them. But when they meet Sunday, things get complicated.”

The movie begins with the story of Uche and Toyin’s friendship, which has been strong since their childhood in Lagos in 1999. In 2023, their friendship grows stronger as they spend more time together and dine with each other.

However, Uche starts having an affair with Sunday, the groom’s brother, at her sister’s wedding, even though she knows he is married with a child.

Toyin also falls in love with Sunday, and a love triangle ensues. After his brother advises him to break up with both of them, Sunday struggles with his decision of who to choose.

Despite the fact that he is a cheater, both Uche and Toyin reconnect with Sunday. Unfortunately, Toyin is later diagnosed with cervical cancer, but Sunday supports her in her battle against the disease.

A Sunday Affair is a thought-provoking film that explores human desires, friendship, and sacrifice. The film’s screenplay, written by Darrel Briston-Bovey, MO Abudu, and Nnegest Like, is well-crafted and presents a realistic portrayal of the complexities of love and relationships.

The cast of actors delivered their roles brilliantly, with mature, genuine, and perfectly balanced performances.

The final verdict

A Sunday Affair is a promising beginning for the romance subcategory of films produced by Nollywood.

It is highly recommended for anyone looking for a movie that will explain triangle love relationship. Overall, the film is a 4/5 and is definitely worth watching.

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Akintoye Mayowa is an adept writer with more than 5 years of prolific experience in writing articles ranging from entertainment, fashion, and movie reviews. He loves writing, listening to music, and watching movies. He is a highly-skilled, enthusiastic, selfmotivated professional writer.
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