Fix Us is a Ghanaian film that’s perfect for an audience that loves a good laugh. It is a comedy movie produced by seasoned Ghanaian actress Yvonne Nelson and directed by Pascal Amanfo. It’s a movie that shows just how possible it is to reach one’s dreams if you chase after them, but it also teaches that money is not everything. There are more important things than fame and wealth that could bring us the satisfaction we need in life.
Knowing Yvonne Nelson’s acting prowess, one can only imagine her stellar performance in a movie that she herself has produced even before they get to actually watch it.
The storyline for Fix Us
Fix Us is a comedy drama revolves around three women who have the desire and a dream to become notable superstars. However, on their journey to reach their dreams they have to resolve personal relationships which if made public could jeopardize their future aspirations and stardom.
The ladies named Naadie, Jaya and Chioma, do succeed in becoming movie stars, however despite getting what they wanted in life they still feel like they’re missing something in their lives. For them, it’s a journey of faith and fate and they do their best to achieve the happiness they desire. This is what the film delves into as thew viewer gets a glimpse into each characters journey and what they had to give up or change to get there
Other notable names starring in this particular movie including the producer herself Yvonne nelson are Yvonne Okoro, Prince David Osei, Michelle Attoh, Nigeria’s Mofe Duncan, Ivorian Alexandra Amon, among many others. The line-up of actors is already enough to convince you to watch the movie as most of these famous names have been blessing our screens with the best delivery of the roles they play in different films.
When watching the movie, one can’t help but marvel at the big transformation in the ladies from the moment they began looking for that chance at a better life in the world of fame to when they actually achieve it.
How Fix Us was received when released?
Fix Us received quite a positive reception from fans ever since it premiered on 6th December 2019 in Accra, Ghana. It was then screened in other parts of the continent with Nigeria’s Glitz Africa magazine also reiterating just how positively it had been received. However, Ella Chioma from kemifilani.ng critiqued the acting, even calling it bad and claimed that there was such poor storytelling. Saying that there was so much over dwelling on some scenes.
Well, we would say that for every production there will always be both positive and negative views. However, for us, the Fix Us as a movie was entertaining with a fun storyline and cast and was a simple movie to follow. The flow was not complicated and the picture quality was good, easy on the eye. The styling of the three ladies as stars was well done with great positive role models.
The movie was won 5 awards at the Ghana Movie Awards including Actress in a supporting which went to Michelle Atton as Wendy
This Yvonne Nelson production is now available on Netflix .All in all, Fix Us is a must watch and is certainly one of the best movies coming from Ghana, which is one of the film hubs in the entire continent. It was in simple words, a big success.