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Five Fingers for Marseilles ()


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Lives change forever when Tau, the young lion, kills two corrupt policemen in a South African shanty town.

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Vuyo Dabula ...
Tau
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Lerato
Hamilton Dhlamini ...
Sepoko
Kenneth Nkosi ...
Bongani
Mduduzi Mabaso ...
Luyanda
Aubrey Poolo ...
Unathi
Lizwi Vilakazi ...
Sizwe
Jerry Mofokeng ...
Jonah
Warren Masemola ...
Thuto
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Honest John
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Wei
Anthony Oseyemi ...
Congo
Brendon Daniels ...
Slim Sixteen
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Officer De Vries

Directed by

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Michael Matthews

Written by

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Sean Drummond ... (screenplay) &
Sean Drummond ... (story) &
Michael Matthews ... (story)

Produced by

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Paulo Areal ... executive producer
Sean Drummond ... producer
Joshua A. Green ... executive producer (as Josh Green)
Dumi Gumbi ... executive producer
Jeff Hoffman ... executive producer
Asger Hussain ... producer
Michael Matthews ... producer
Yaron Schwartzman ... producer
Dylan Voogt ... co-producer

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James Matthes

Cinematography by

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Shaun Harley Lee ... director of photography

Film Editing by

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Daniel Mitchell

Editorial Department

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David Grant ... digital intermediate colorist
Lauren Van Rensburg ... post-production producer

Casting By

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Moonyeenn Lee

Production Design by

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Franz Lewis

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Stephen Dunn

Costume Design by

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Pierre Vienings

Makeup Department

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Babalwa Carol Djieutcheu ... makeup designer (as Carol Djieutcheu)
Julene Paton ... makeup designer

Production Management

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Marcelle du Toit ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Bonani Diniso ... third assistant director
Hercules Malan ... third assistant director
Johannes Nortje ... second assistant director
Danie van Rensburg ... first assistant director
Tara Zulu ... third assistant director

Art Department

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Carlami Brand ... set dresser
Darren Christian ... storyboard artist
Angel Hale ... property master
Callum Hill ... property master
Shakeela Kingzley ... art department coordinator (as Shakeela Bhyat)
Hugo Queiroga ... construction manager (uncredited)

Sound Department

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Michael Broomberg ... foley artist
Jade Hill ... foley artist
David Houston ... adr recordist
Morne Marais ... sound designer
James Matthes ... sound designer
James Olivier ... adr recordist / sound effects editor
Simon Ratcliffe ... re-recording mixer / sound supervisor
Carl Roberts ... foley recordist
Richard West ... re-recording mixer / supervising sound editor

Special Effects by

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Kevin Bitters ... special effects supervisor
Mario Duthie ... special effects coordinator
Mike Toivonen ... special effects assistant
Beukes Wessel ... special effects assistant

Visual Effects by

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Jacques Bock ... visual effects producer
Craig Parker ... visual effects supervisor

Stunts

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Tertius de Lange ... stunt driver
Wayne Giles ... stunt coordinator / stunt driver
Aubrey Lovett ... stunt supervisor
Zolile Ngxangani ... stunt double
Zolile Xaka ... stunt double

Camera and Electrical Department

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Graham Bartholomew ... still photographer
Christian Denslow ... director of photography: second unit
Toto Dzingwa ... camera assistant
J.P. Hankins ... gaffer (as Jean-Pierre Hankins)
Craig Hattingh ... best boy grip
Andrew Luscombe ... Steadicam operator
Siseko Malawu ... key grip
Lentsoe Mamatela ... dit
Khalied Manuel ... focus puller
Lally Tshabane ... first assistant camera

Casting Department

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Mpho Tshabalala ... location casting

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Jessica Jones ... key costumer

Music Department

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Daniel Caleb ... music supervisor
Derek Gripper ... viola and guitar arrangement and performance
James Matthes ... composer: theme music / music sound designer / score recording engineer
Simon Ratcliffe ... score mixer
Carl Roberts ... score mix assistant
Andries Smit ... additional arrangement and composition

Transportation Department

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Robert-John Deetlefs ... transportation coordinator

Other crew

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Philane Ndaba ... production coordinator
Daniel-Duncan Rheed ... key art design (uncredited)

Thanks

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Denis Lillie ... special thanks

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

Twenty years ago, the young 'Five Fingers' fought for the rural town of Marseilles, against brutal police oppression. Now, after fleeing in disgrace, freedom-fighter-turned-'outlaw' Tau returns to Marseilles, seeking only a peaceful pastoral life. When he finds the town under new threat, he must reluctantly fight to free it. can he free himself from his past? Will the Five Fingers stand again? Written by Anonymous

Taglines There Are No Good Men See more »
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Also Known As
  • Marseilles, Dél-Afrika (Hungary)
  • Pięć Palców dla Marsylii (Poland)
  • Lupta pentru Marseilles (Romania)
Runtime
  • 120 min
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Budget $1,000,000 (estimated)

Did You Know?

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Trivia All of the language in the film is authentic. Director Michael Matthews said they went to great lengths to have local languages represented in the film. It switches from English to Xhosa and Sesotho. See more »

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