|Directed by||Amaka Igwe|
|Produced by||Ego Boyo, Charles Igwe|
|Written by||Amaka Igwe|
|Screenplay by||Amaka Isaac-Ene|
|Starring||Ego Boyo, RMD|
|Music by||Kalu Njoku, Ndidi Anyianuka|
|Distributed by||Crystal Gold Productions|
|June, 1996 at Muson Center|
Violated is a 1996 Nigerian romantic drama film directed by Amaka Igwe and starring Richard Mofe Damijo and Ego Boyo. The film and its sequel, Violated 2 (or part 2), were released in the home video format in June 1996.
The film tells the story of a young man, Tega (Richard Mofe Damijo), from a wealthy background who falls in love and marries Peggy (Ego Boyo) who came from a different background. However, their marriage is put to the test when hidden secrets unfolds, Tega's ex-wife re-appears in his life and he also learnt about his ex-boss relationship with his wife when she was young.
- Richard Mofe Damijo as Tega
- Ego Boyo as Peggy
- Kunle Bamtefa as Lois
- Joke Silva as Myra
- Mildred Iweka as Toms
- Taiwo Obileye as "Pinky" Farrell
- Wale Macaulay as J.C.
- Funlola Aofiyebi-Raimi
Violated was one of the highest selling home video productions in 1996. At the time of the film's production, Nigeria videos were distributed with the production of a large number of tapes at once and which are then distributed to various marketers. While average sales for films during the period was about 30,000-50,000, Violated sold about 150,000 copies. Information Nigeria listed the film among the best 20 films of Nollywood that will never be forgotten.
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