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Five Fingers for Marseilles

  • Directed by Michael Matthews
  • South Africa, 2018, 120 mins. , Xhosa/Southern Sotho

A recent parolee returns to his hometown, vowing to turn his back on his criminal ways. Before long he finds that some of his friends from the Apartheid era have internalized and recreated the tyranny they struggled against. “Director Michael Matthews and scripter Sean Drummond skillfully employ recycled genre elements to enhance the mythic qualities of their slow-burn narrative and reinforce the underlying sense that their archetypical characters are fulfilling destinies as inescapable as the fates that might befall major players in a conventional Wild West saga.”—Variety.

First feature

Genres: Drama, Thriller, Western