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Cold Harbour (2013)

While investigating a smugglers' turf war in Cape Town, township cop Sizwe discovers police corruption. He must set loyalty aside to act with integrity, alone.

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Carey McKenzie

Writer:

Carey McKenzie
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Cast

Credited cast:
Tony Kgoroge Tony Kgoroge ... Sizwe Miya
Fana Mokoena ... Specialist
Nan Yu ... Soong Mei (as Yu Nan)
Deon Lotz ... Col. Venske
Thomas Gumede ... Legama
Zolani Mahola Zolani Mahola ... Camilla
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Quanita Adams Quanita Adams ... Fisherwoman (voice)
Vaneshran Arumugam Vaneshran Arumugam ... Asst. Commissioner
Nicole Bessick Nicole Bessick ... Chantal Venske
Quentin Chong Quentin Chong ... Terry Tam (as Quinton Chong)
Winston Chong Winston Chong ... Yee Toi
Kenneth Fok ... Hoi Seewan
Peter Gilchrist Peter Gilchrist ... Coroner
Ilse Klink Ilse Klink ... Mrs. Venske
Vanessa Lee Vanessa Lee ... Fisherwoman
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For beat-cop, SIZWE MIYA, a Triad homicide is an opportunity to make detective. His investigation quickly uncovers an elaborate scheme involving his criminal ex-comrade SPECIALIST, his boss VENSKE, and a mysterious Chinese shipping executive, SOONG MEI. He gets his promotion but the police are corrupt and self-interest has overtaken personal loyalty. Sizwe is left with no-one to trust, and integrity demands that he betray his comrade and take the law into his own hands. Written by Carey McKenzie

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When there's no one to trust, trust yourself.

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Action | Crime | Thriller

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Country:

South Africa

Language:

Xhosa | English | Afrikaans

Release Date:

25 July 2014 (South Africa) See more »

Also Known As:

Black South-Easter See more »

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Ten10 Films See more »
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Better Look before you Leap into the Treacherous Waters of "Cold Harbour"
29 May 2017 | by jtncsmistadSee all my reviews

It is such a charge when you begin watching a movie with no expectations, save that it is hopefully half-decent, and then it winds up pretty much kicking your ass. Well, I am just tickled periwinkle to report that such is the case with the 2013 South African crime thriller "Cold Harbour".

Writer and Director Carey McKenzie has made the absolute most out of a minimal budget, on location shooting entirely in Cape Town and a cast so unfamiliar (to American audiences, at any rate) that they don't even register as "no name". And so what? McKenzie takes an involving story about ALBACORE SEAFOOD SMUGGLING of all things for crissakes, a handful of genuinely admirable performances (Tony Kgoroge as the lead is a riveting revelation here) and some slick rapid-fire editing, mixes them all together, and serves us a consistently engaging entertainment feast from start to finish.

And speaking of that finish, you'd best not anticipate being provided the proverbial bow with which to wrap things up all nice, neat and tidy like, that's for damn sure. In fact, the takeaway message we are left to ponder may best be encapsulated thusly, "We're gonna leave it up to you, kind viewer, to provide the answer to this enduring question.........'What price justice?'"


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