has expressed his dissatisfaction on the current state of Ghanaian
movies which seems to portray foreign cultures.
He disclosed in an interview with Felix Adjei (Mr. Lattus) on J.life
FM’s Entertainment Chart Show on Saturday that, the movie industry is
deviating from showcasing the Ghanaian culture through our movies.
He opined that certain traditional settings being used in the movies
are totally wrong;
“In Akan traditions, a male child of a chief can never succeeds his
father when he dies, we don’t have body guards for chiefs as far as
our Ghanaian culture is concerned.”
Blame On Movie Directors & Script Writers;
“Our movie directors should up their game and change things. Nowadays
everything is just comic and sometimes you won’t even understand the
story line. I wonder why we use Nigeria costumes in some of our
“How do you felt if you had the opportunity to watch old movies like
Inspector Bediako, I told you so…and others?,” He asked.
He called on all stakeholders to help save the Ghanaian Movie Industry
“I wish Ghana Television can change the time that Obra is aired on
their network because many people may be at church as at 10 a.m on
He charged movie fans to buy copies of the movies instead of burning
them on CD’s and share with friends.
“It will help produce quality movies in our country if we do away with hiring of CD’s, just go to the shops and buy the original copies.”