LOCAL FILM

'Hessy' film to highlight police brutality

In Summary
  • The main theme is police brutality.
  • It depicts how society perceives the police in relation to crime and how it helps promote rogue cop activities.
Actor Malik
Actor Malik
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Kenyan film Hessy is set to premiere in February.

The drama and action film revolves around crime in Nairobi.

The main theme is police brutality. It depicts how society perceives the police in relation to crime and how it helps promote rogue cop activities.

The film revolves around the character Hessy who has been raised, schooled and fronted for recruitment into the police service by his uncle who is a crime lord.

He does not know the nature of his uncle's job, but he comes to find out later.

Corruption is also an evident theme in the film, which shows how criminals and rogue cops have a relationship that is of mutual benefit that involves criminals paying homage to rogue cops for protection and lesser punishment.

It also depicts lesser-known organised crimes, the hierarchy of criminal organisations and how people in society live double lives to cover their criminal activities.

The cast include's Fred Wazo as Hessy, former Machachari actor Malik Lemuel, Arabron Nynegue, Ben Ojuwa, Gideon Aginga and Kauthai Kangethe, among others