What does love mean to you? Love is compassion, it is giving. it is understanding and so much more depending on the type of love you understand the most and how you are able to communicate yours. For many people romance/ love films provide a source of escapism, it creates happiness and it raises hope. Our film industry has made some of the most memorable love films and since it is the season, check out our top 10 best love films.
Flower Girl: Sometimes the things we really want are the things that slow us down. Flower Girl proves that what we aspire to have might not always be the best for us, sometimes what we want is right in front of us but we have a hard time trying to figure it out. A flower girl thinks that the best thing that can happen to her is marrying her boyfriend but he is not ready, in her confusion she meets a celebrity, they plan a revenge and eventually they fall in love.
Love or Something Like That: Aids does not stop a couple from living happily ever after. With love comes challenges and with marriage comes even bigger challenges but when one partner has AIDS everything can be ruined. This film triumphs for its strong story about love conquering all.
The Wedding Party: Dunni Coker makes this a must watch. Totally hilarious with a love story that sustains us, “The Wedding Party” is one film that continues to enjoy multiple screenings in the cinemas. It presents a very interesting love story and you can catch this one again soon.
When Love Happens: When desperation sets in, mistakes are bound to happen and “When Love Happens” proves that. Even though the lead character finds love at last, she makes mistakes, it passes a message on desperation. It has an enduring and beautiful love story and for all those hopeful for love, this can be the perfect film.
Ije: Love does not only apply when a man and woman are involved. In this inspiring film, two sisters, Anya and Chioma prove that love gives strength, it breaks boundaries and their love for each other helps them fight and they win at the end of it all.
Gidi Blues: Gideon Okeke and Hauwa Allahburah play lovers that inspire each other in “Gidi Blues” and though Gideon is one reason we love the story, it is a story with depth. It preaches love that inspires and we love it.
North-East: inter-tribal marriages can face the meanest opposition from family and that can be a painful thing for the couple in love. In North- East a young doctor and his patient fall in love. He is Igbo and she is Hausa but her father is not having it. they fight, they struggle and they make it.
Brave: An accident almost ruins a newly-wed couple’s happiness but love always promises understanding and with the help of an understanding mother figure, they are able to reconcile and be there for each other.
Ghana Must Go: Marriage can be a thing of joy except when your family opposes and causes trouble but with love there is always victory and victory is when the families unite to celebrate their children.
Rebecca: Shirley Frimpong Manso whips a proper tale of marriage using two wonderful actors, Jospeh Benjamin and Yvonne Okoro, we almost listed “The Contract” but “Rebecca” is more impressive and it takes the last spot.
We left many films out of this list but feel free to share yours in the comment section.