Ghana’s finest filmmaker Shirley Frimpong Manso has made yet another major move for her company, Sparrow Pictures.
Shirley has signed a deal with global giants Netflix to stream her acclaimed romantic comedy, Potato Potahto starting from 15th December.
Shirley dropped the exciting news on social media. She wrote: “Exciting News!!! Our film #PotatoPotahtoFilm starts streaming on NETFLIX on Sunday 15th December 2019. Set your reminder now cos Santa came early this Christmas #ChristmasSpecial #ComingToNetflix,”
The movie which premiered at the Silverbird Cinema on 30th November 2017 was a successful showing at Cannes Film Festival, Durban International Film Festival and the British Urban Film Festival. It was also part of the official selection for the Film Africa Festival which ran from October 27 to November 5.
The film, an African comedy of errors, is about a divorced couple who cannot agree on divorce terms and settle for co-ownership of their matrimonial home and other property. The movie stars Nigerian actor OC Ukeje and Ghana’s Joselyn Dumas who play the lead roles, alongside Joke Silva, Blossom Chuckwujekwu, Chris Attoh, Nikki Samonas, Adjetey Annang, Lala Akindoju and Victoria Michaels.