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1.
Layla Fourie (2013)
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Layla Fourie, a young single-mother in South Africa, receives a job assignment as polygraphist. In the constant presence of mistrust, lies and fear Layla soon becomes a suspect herself. (107 mins.)
Director: Pia Marais
 
2.
Beauty (2011)
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Portrait of a closeted gay husband/father living a life of quiet middle-aged desperation who becomes fixated on a friend's handsome collegiate son, leading to an incident. (99 mins.)
Director: Oliver Hermanus
 
3.
Shooting Bokkie (2003)
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Film crew document a week in the life of a juvenile courier running for gangs in the ghettos of 'The Cape Flats', in Cape Town. The drugs he delivers. The stores he robs. The people he kills. (72 mins.)
 
4.
Sweetheart (2010 Short Film)
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When her husband and stepsons don't return from a routine trip, a young 1950s housewife must force herself out of her remote farmhouse to find them... (27 mins.)
 
5.
Long Street (2009)
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An intimate portrait of the fragile relationship between SIA who is recovering from doing drugs and her mother MARIA. (97 mins.)
Director: Revel Fox
 
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Bunny Chow: Know Thyself (2006)
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Three comedians and a weird guy named Cope embark on a raucous weekend journey to Oppikoppi, South Africa's biggest rock festival... (92 mins.)
Director: John Barker
 
7.
Triomf (2008)
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Adaptation of award winning novel by Marlene van Niekerk. Triomf is about the ultimate dysfunctional family, the Benades, poor white working class Afrikaner trailer trash on the eve of the country's first democratic election. (118 mins.)
Director: Michael Raeburn
 
8.
The Fall (2006)
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In a hospital on the outskirts of 1920s Los Angeles, an injured stuntman begins to tell a fellow patient, a little girl with a broken arm, a fantastic story of five mythical heroes. Thanks to his fractured state of mind and her vivid imagination, the line between fiction and reality blurs as the tale advances. (117 mins.)
Director: Tarsem
 
9.
Stander (2003)
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The life and career of Andre Stander, a South African police officer turned bank robber. (111 mins.)
Director: Bronwen Hughes
 
10.
The Girl (2012 TV Movie)
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The turbulent relationship between filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock and actress Tippi Hedren. (91 mins.)
Director: Julian Jarrold
 
11.
Cape of Good Hope (2004)
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A Drama revolving around 3 women's lives and how they are intertwined. (107 mins.)
Director: Mark Bamford
 
12.
Mary and Martha (2013 TV Movie)
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Two mothers lose their sons to malaria. (95 mins.)
Director: Phillip Noyce
 
13.
Women in Love (2011 Mini-Series)
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Powerful adaptation of DH Lawrence's novel about the lives of two sisters, Ursula and Gudrun Brangwen, as they struggle with their own desires and passions. (180 mins.)
 
14.
Amelia (2009)
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A look at the life of legendary American pilot Amelia Earhart, who disappeared while flying over the Pacific Ocean in 1937 in an attempt to make a flight around the world. (111 mins.)
Director: Mira Nair
 
15.
Natalee Holloway (2009 TV Movie)
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An 18 year old girl, Natalee Holloway, goes on a senior class trip to Aruba, only to mysteriously disappear after meeting a man at bar. (96 mins.)
Director: Mikael Salomon
 
16.
Skin (2008)
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Based on the true story of a black girl who was born to two white Afrikaner parents in South Africa during the apartheid era. (107 mins.)
Director: Anthony Fabian
 
17.
Chronicle (2012)
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Whilst attending a party, three high school friends gain superpowers after making an incredible discovery underground. Soon, though, they find their lives spinning out of control and their bond tested as they embrace their darker sides. (84 mins.)
Director: Josh Trank
 
18.
Generation Kill (2008 Mini-Series)
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A Rolling Stone reporter, embedded with The 1st Recon Marines chronicles his experiences during the first wave of the American-led assault on Baghdad in 2003. (70 mins.)
 
19.
Capitalist Pigs (2013)
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A young South African petrol-jockey named Moolah thinks his dreams have come true when he meets and marries Babe... (75 mins.)
 
20.
The Deal (2008)
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A down-and-out film producer agrees to make his nephew's film about 19th century English statesman Benjamin Disraeli... (100 mins.)
 
21.
I Now Pronounce You Black and White (2010)
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True love tries to conquer all, against all odds. (81 mins.)
Director: Oliver Rodger
 
22.
Bordering on Bad Behavior (2014)
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Three soldiers from different countries find themselves trapped in a military base in the Middle East. (85 mins.)
Director: Jac Mulder
 
23.
Boy Called Twist (2004)
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Boy Called Twist is the harrowing tale of a South African street-kid's search for love, based on Charles Dickens' classic Oliver Twist... (115 mins.)
Director: Tim Greene
 
24.
The Piano Player (2002)
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Alex Laney, a professional killer, is hired to be the bodyguard of Robert Nile in the City of Cape, in South Africa... (91 mins.)
 
25.
Charlie (2004)
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A man who ran a brutal gang in the 1960s. (95 mins.)
Director: Malcolm Needs
 
26.
The Last House on the Left (2009)
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After kidnapping and brutally assaulting two young women, a gang unknowingly finds refuge at a vacation home belonging to the parents of one of the victims: a mother and father who devise an increasingly gruesome series of revenge tactics. (110 mins.)
Director: Dennis Iliadis
 
27.
The Abyss Boys (2009 Short Film)
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Set in the slums of a small fishing community on the southern coast of South Africa, the drowning depths... (26 mins.)
 
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The Creators (2012 Documentary)
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Born into separate areas of the formerly-segregated country, The Creators recraft history in their own artistic languages... (89 mins.)
 
29.
Slash (2002)
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A rock band gets stuck on a haunted farm while visiting its lead singer's family. (93 mins.)
Director: Neal Sundström
 
30.
Dollar$ + White Pipes (2005)
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Based on the true life story of Bernhard Baatjies who moved from Hanover Park to Cape Town in search of fame and fortune. Before long, however, he found himself immersed in a world of drugs and murder. (96 mins.)
Director: Donovan Marsh
 
31.
Spoon (2011)
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A thriller with supernatural overtones about a man with a medical condition that causes him to black out during moments of extreme stress and leads him to make a remarkable discovery about himself.
Director: Simon Hansen
 
32.
Stellenbosch (2007 TV Series)
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(50 mins.)
 
33.
Swop! (2008)
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What happens when a Black Diamond trades lives with a street smart foreigner? Two wealthy fat cats set the wheels in motion with an outrageous bet ...
Director: Hlomla Dandala
 
34.
Winnie Mandela (2011)
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A drama that chronicles the life of Winnie Mandela from her childhood through her marriage and her husband's incarceration. (104 mins.)
Director: Darrell Roodt
 
35.
Krakatoa: Volcano of Destruction (2006 TV Movie)
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A documentary on the 1883 eruption of Krakatoa in the Sunda Strait of Indonesia, bringing tsunamis, rains of pumice and ash, and a deadly flow of hot steam, sulfuric acid, and ash. More than 36,000 died; survivors had bad burns. (87 mins.)
Director: Sam Miller
 
36.
The World Unseen (2007)
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A drama centered on two women who engage in a dangerous relationship during South Africa's apartheid era. (93 mins.)
Director: Shamim Sarif
 
37.
S.I.E.S. (2012 TV Series)
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Director: James Ncgobo
 
38.
Copposites (2012)
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A cop and a crook are exposed a DNA altering formula that switches them into each other's bodies and forces them to work together in order to switch back. (94 mins.)
Director: Oliver Rodger
 
39.
The Shores (2012 TV Series)
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Four gorgeous American girls leave the US to live, work and play in the world's hottest destination: Cape Town, South Africa. (24 mins.)
 
40.
Outcasts (2010 TV Series)
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With Earth rapidly becoming uninhabitable, pioneers seek to colonize the harsh terrain of the planet Carpathia. 10 years later, the town of Forthaven faces danger as the planet's dark secrets are revealed. (50 mins.)
 
41.
White Wedding (2009)
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A young groom and his best man lost on a road trip, run into a young English doctor. (93 mins.)
Director: Jann Turner
 
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Fynbos (2012)
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A real estate developer, on the brink of bankruptcy, travels with his wife to a lavish and remote property... (96 mins.)
 
43.
The Bang Bang Club (2010)
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A drama based on the true-life experiences of four combat photographers capturing the final days of apartheid in South Africa. (106 mins.)
Director: Steven Silver
 
44.
True Crime: Bloodlines (2010 TV Series)
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In 1999, South African emigrant psychiatrist Colin Bouwer murdered his wife in what he thought was an undetectable manner. He was not counting on the skills and tenacity of New Zealand police and his colleagues in the medical profession.
Director: Peter Burger
 
45.
Alive in Joburg (2005 Short Film)
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An eerie tale of a close encounter of the third kind in Johannesburg. (6 mins.)
Director: Neill Blomkamp
 
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Faith Like Potatoes (2006)
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Frank Rautenbach leads a strong cast as Angus Buchan, a Zambian farmer of Scottish heritage, who leaves... (97 mins.)
 
48.
Black Butterflies (2011)
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In apartheid-torn South Africa, poet Ingrid Jonker struggles tragically in search of love and a sense of home. (100 mins.)
 
49.
Final Solution (2001)
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The indoctrination of Gerrit Wolfaardt is complete: his family traditions, history, culture- even his... (102 mins.)
 
50.
Daisy de Melker (1993 TV Movie)
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(192 mins.)
Director: Annie Basson
 
51.
Inside (1996 TV Movie)
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A South Afrikaan political prisoner is tortured to obtain information on apartheid conspirators. Ten years later... (94 mins.)
Director: Arthur Penn
 
52.
Skeem (2011)
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Forced to spend the night at a creepy old holiday resort, two wannabe gangsters run into trouble when, unpacking the car, their box of cash splits open, spilling a million bucks in eye-catching bundles all over the driveway. (112 mins.)
Director: Tim Greene
 
53.
37 Honey Street (1998 TV Series)
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Director: Alwyn Swart
 
54.
Forgiveness (2004)
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A disgraced ex-cops arrival in a small town triggers a cathartic journey of Forgiveness and revenge for himself and the family of the activist he killed. (112 mins.)
Director: Ian Gabriel
 
55.
Material (2012)
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Cassim is a young Muslim man who works in his father's fabric shop in Johannesburg. However, Cassim wants to be a stand-up comedian, which his father disproves of. When he gets a gig at a local bar, he has to find a way of keeping it a secret. (94 mins.)
Director: Craig Freimond
 
56.
Casting Me... (2012)
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Paul is a frustrated but like able Casting Director who has dreams of finally making his own feature film... (97 mins.)
Director: Quinton Lavery
 
57.
How to Steal 2 Million (2011)
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It's a jungle out there. That's how we meet our lead character Jack. It's been five years since he's seen his partner and best friend Twala... (82 mins.)
Director: Charlie Vundla
 
58.
24 (2008 TV Movie)
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Former federal agent Jack Bauer confronts African dictator Benjamin Juma, whose forces have been ordered to capture the children Bauer oversees for malicious military training. (84 mins.)
Director: Jon Cassar
 
59.
Adrenaline (2003)
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Jason joins a group of criminal thrill-seekers to find out what happened with his vanished girlfriend.
Director: Roel Reiné
 
60.
The Blind Photographer (2011 Short Film)
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A look through a hipster photographers lens as he embarks on a project to capture the faces of desperate... (6 mins.)
 
61.
What Boys Like (2003)
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Three groomsmen try to hook up with the wedding's bridesmaids. (85 mins.)
Director: Lawrence Gay
 
62.
What Boys Like (2003)
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Three groomsmen try to hook up with the wedding's bridesmaids. (85 mins.)
Director: Lawrence Gay
 
63.
URBO: The Adventures of Pax Afrika (2006 TV Series)
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(24 mins.)