Veteran actor, Oscar Provencal talks about the future of the Ghanaian movie industry.
Furthermore, according to him, movies currently produced in Ghana are one-way. Moreover, they have neither variety nor serious themes to showcase.
He said this in an interview on ‘This is Gospel’ with Franky 5 on Hitz FM.
Moreover, in the interview, he noted that there should be a change in the way movies are made. This was with respect to storylines.
Also, he spoke about the general comedic movies. Moreover, he stated that if directors depart from the comic movies and embrace a more intellectual way of making movies, the industry will grow.
Oscar Provencal about the movie industry
“We should begin to change the various genres of films that we have. At the moment it’s purely comedy. Virtually 99% of the movies we make are centered on comedy. We want to see a more diverse genre of films.”
Moreover, Oscar is well known for his famous role in the television series ‘Inspector Bediako’. However, he is that Ghanaians are ready to embrace variety when offered to them through movies.
“You don’t have to listen to the public all the time. You can change the mindset of the public with what you introduce. So if Ghanaians are happy when they are laughing all the time, I think it is time we start making them think more. You can have serious subject matters but done in a comic style”