JOHANNESBURG- The first South African western movie a highly anticipated film will get its release in the United States, Five Fingers for Marseilles will be released nationwide on Friday the 6th of April.
The release in the States will be on September 7, starting in New York then Los Angeles before moving to 15 other American states.
Writer and producer of the film Sean Drummond said, “We are thrilled to be working with the team that produced the Oscar-winning films Precious and The Paperboy. This is excellent news as it gives the film, which has fairly universal ideas and themes, access to a global cinema audience,”
Helen Kuun of Indigenous Film Distribution said, “The film is hitting all the right notes with reviewers who have praised its cast, screenplay, directing and cinematography,”
The film is already scheduled to show in Japan and Scandinavian countries, with more expected to follow.
Kuun added, “It’s not only action-packed and visually exquisite, but it also makes some incisive comments on the socio-political context in South Africa right now.”
“It’s quite exciting. We have poured all of ourselves into making this film. We sacrificed a lot. And to see something that we put so much into creating being appreciated in this way is amazing.”
The cast includes cast includes Vuyo Dabula, Hamilton Dhlamini, Zethu Dlomo, Kenneth Nkosi, Mduduzi Mabaso, Aubrey Poolo, Lizwi Vilakazi, Warren Masemola, Dean Fourie, Anthony Oseyemi, Brendon Daniels and Jerry Mofokeng.
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