The Harvesters (Die Stropers)

The Harvesters (Die Stropers) South Africa (2018) Dir. Etienne Kallos Blood is thicker than water, a proverb asserting the bonds of family being unbreakable, might be true but there are no guarantees we won’t be irreparably hurt by a member of our own kin. Conversely, if we take the term “family” on a more nebulous … Continue reading The Harvesters (Die Stropers)

Tsotsi

  Tsotsi South Africa (2005) Dir. Gavin Hood In the slums of Johannesburg, a gang of thugs - leader Tsotsi (Presley Chweneyagae), slow witted Aap (Kenneth Nkosi), smart guy Boston (Mothusi Magano) and trigger happy Butcher (Zenzo Ngqobe) – mug a man on a train but it goes wrong when Butcher kills the victim. Tstotsi … Continue reading Tsotsi