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Noem My Skollie: Call Me Thief (2016)

A film based on the true life story of a young man who becomes a storyteller in jail.

Director:

Daryne Joshua
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7 wins & 8 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Tarryn Wyngaard ... Jenny (as Tarynn Wyngaard)
Sandi Schultz ... Kettie
Gantane Kusch Gantane Kusch ... Gimba
Dann Jaques Mouton Dann Jaques Mouton ... Abraham
Austin Rose Austin Rose ... Young AB
Christian Bennett Christian Bennett ... Gif
Gershwin Mias Gershwin Mias ... Shorty
Lee Roodt Lee Roodt ... Oeg
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Storyline

When young Abraham gets arrested for a petty crime he raises his status in prison by captivating the hardened gangsters with his knack for telling stories. He becomes the "prison cinema" whilst his childhood friend becomes the concubine of a gang boss. On their release from jail 'AB' finds romance with his childhood sweetheart and starts a new path in life as a writer but his friends rope him into a murder for which they all face the hang-man's noose. Set in Cape Town, South Africa in the 1960s. The film is based on the life story of the scriptwriter Mr. John W. Fredericks Written by David Max Brown

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Taglines:

Everyone has gift: Every gift has a price

Genres:

Crime | Drama

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Trivia

Official submission of South Africa for the 'Best Foreign Language Film' category of the 89th Academy Awards in 2017. See more »

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Country:

South Africa

Language:

Afrikaans

Release Date:

2 September 2016 (South Africa) See more »

Also Known As:

Call Me Thief See more »

Filming Locations:

Cape Town, South Africa

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Box Office

Budget:

$700,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$243,897
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (edited)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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