‘Journey to Self’ tells an intense story of friendship and the path to self discovery. The movie stars Nse Ikpe-Etim, Dakore Akande, Ashionye Michelle Raccah, Katherine Obiang, Tosin Sido amongst others and also features cameo appearances by Chris Attoh, Carol King, Femi Jacobs, Kalu Ikeagwu and Femi Brainard. ‘Journey To Self‘ was written and produced by Ashionye Michelle Raccah, produced by Tosin Sido and directed by Tope Oshin-Ogun.
This movie tells the story of five childhood friends Nse (played by Nse Ikpe-Etim), Alex (played by Dakore Akande), Regina (played by Ashionye Michelle Raccah), Rume (played by Katherine Obiang) and Uche (played by Tosin Sido) Uche, the unifying force of the group, dies and requests that all her friends come to Abuja for her funeral. She speaks to them from the grave through letters to each of them and as old wounds are opened up, the weekend is an emotional roller coaster as each woman finds her character being tested.
The four ladies, on arriving at Uche’s house, find that she has left a series of letters in which she speaks to them from beyond the grave. The letters provoke her friends to open up on emotional baggage, as secrets and fears are revealed, leading to a journey of self discovery. For Regina, Nse, Rume and Alex the weekend they spend in Uche’s house becomes an emotional roller coaster as individual characters are tested.