In the prologue for Mrs Right Guy, a South African romantic comedy directed by Adze Ugah, a ravishing beauty Gugu (Dineo Moeketsi) wakes up in a picture perfect hotel room in Seychelles on the morning after her wedding day only to find she has been jilted by her day old husband. Incredulous as this premise might seem, the whole point of going to the movies is submitting to the suspension of belief.
Fast forward some 2 years later and Gugu is still a wounded lion, instantly ready to lash out at any man foolish enough to entertain thoughts of establishing a romantic connection with her, or her best friend Anna (Thando Thabethe,) for that matter. Gugu turns to her work for cold comfort and relies on the safety net of family and friends to help her healing process.
She appears to be doing just fine until one sunny day, while out and about, she runs into certified hot property, Joe (Lehasa Moloi). Joe is a single father who runs a small community involved business selling spicy chicken to city slickers like Gugu. Clearly, the two leads have established a connection but Gugu’s back story is a factor, so she has no time for young men bearing flowers or messages of love. But Joe is such a sweet, regular guy that she chooses to friend zone him. Just in case.
On the work front, Gugu gets a new boss, Dumile (Thapelo Mokoena) who is implanted into the picture just to shake things up and ... Read Full Review