A Wife from Above is a story about a young girl called BUPE played by (Perpetual Joy Mwape). Her education, pride, and innocence are taken away from her because of her beauty which threatened her mother into giving her own daughter to her stepfather for the sake of him continuing to be the breadwinner.
After her innocence is taken away, Bupe is sold into prostitution by supposedly the people she loves and depends on – her mother and stepfather. Bupe is then abused physically, emotionally and mentally, leaving her broken and several abortions on her sleeve.
In her darkest moment, Michael a man of God (Zafta award winner Bizwell Mudenda) receives a vision of the woman who is to be his wife.
Coming from a Christian background Michael goes through the challenges of his faith and the harlot. He is torn between his flesh and the voice of God.
Wife From Above is a story based from the book of Hosea and the multi-award-winning director Owas Ray Mwape takes it back to the 1980’s setup as he elaborates the story of prophet Hosea and Gomer the harlot in a motion picture highlighting the love between GOD and Israel.
Written by Adorah Mwape & Ivory Van der Boom, Wife From Above is a story of forgiveness, choices, redemption, and love birthed from abuse, molestation, and human trafficking. Staring, Perpetual Joy Mwape, Bizwell Mudenda, Mutale Machololwe, Philomena Nyirenda, Emmanuel L. Musonda, and Huruma Sungula.
Wife From Above airs on One Zed Tv (GOtv channel 8) every Mondays at 21h30.