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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. FredericksWritten by
David Max Brown
Official submission of South Africa for the 'Best Foreign Language Film' category of the 89th Academy Awards in 2017. See more »
As real as it could be.
Lambent and artful, the picture is the most accurate depiction of the South African "number system". The term used by gangs, especially in prisons, to present order and influence in a world hidden from the ordinary.
The picture painstaking navigates the the lives of four young black (or more accurately, "Coloured", as one would term mixed-race people in South Africa) adolescent males beholden to an Apartheid regime that sought to ensure a certain death; socially and emotionally.
Reminiscent of Taylor Hackford's cult classic "Blood in, Blood out", the film will leave you speechless, showing a reality that was and still is.
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