The Life (2012 film)
Theatrical release poster
|Directed by||Nana Kagga|
|Written by||Nana Kagga|
|Edited by||Ken Heights Sabiiti|
The Life is a Ugandan drama feature film created, written and directed by Nana Kagga. The film features Ugandan actors including Gasuza Lwanga, Maureen Nankya, Elvis ‘Vamposs’ Kirya, Tibba Murungi, Susan Nava. M-NET secured film screening rights and the film was shown on its Africa Magic channels.
THE LIFE is about friendship and betrayal. It is set on the Ugandan urban life scene and it tells an interwoven story of a group of 20-something friends from different backgrounds and the extremes they are prepared to go to as they try to achieve what they consider their dreams.
The film was shot at different locations in Kampala, Uganda. It was Savannah MOON's maiden full-length feature film production and Nana Kagga's debut at writing and directing.
- Maureen Jolly Nankya as Anna, an aspiring Musician, girlfriend to Jaguar
- Gasuza Lwanga as Tendo a.k.a. “Jaguar”, a record selling Musician at top of the game, married to Nekesa, boyfriend to Anna
- Iryn Naddamba as Nekesa, Jaguar's wife and best friend to Anna and Priscilla
- Elvis ‘Vamposs’ Kirya) as “Smokey Luciano”, an aspiring Musician and Jaguar's former best friend
- Annet Namukassa as Vixen, an established Musician and pretty girl
- Susan Nava as Suzan, a TV presenter, a know it all
- Boxa Franklin as Paulo- Jaguar's Manager, a shady character. Manager to several aspiring musicians including Anna
- Tibba Murungi as Priscilla. – Nekesa and Anna's best friend, the sensible one
- Onoh Ozongwu as Vixen's husband
- Paris Shyla as Milly, Anna's sister from the village
- Clare Senkusa as Claire, – Nekesa's sister, living with her and Jaguar
- Nassozi as landlady
- James Kyambadde as part of funeral procession
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