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    Five Fingers for Marseilles

    Directed by Michael Matthews
    South Africa | 120 minutes | World Cinema Now

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    Five Fingers for Marseilles

    Directed by Michael Matthews
    South Africa | 120 minutes | World Cinema Now

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    Five Fingers for Marseilles

    Directed by Michael Matthews
    South Africa | 120 minutes | World Cinema Now

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    Five Fingers for Marseilles

    Directed by Michael Matthews
    South Africa | 120 minutes | World Cinema Now

Michael Matthews’ impressive Western-styled debut is a David and Goliath allegory about colonialism, coming home and living out your destiny, set in the striking South African landscape. Former outlaw Tau returns home intending to live in peace, but finds he must continue to fight alongside —and possibly against—his childhood allies.

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January 7, 2018 7:00 PM Mary Pickford is D'Place Tickets not available
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January 12, 2018 7:00 PM Regal Cinemas Tickets not available
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film synopsis

Michael Matthews delivers an impressive debut in the vein of beloved Westerns, a David and Goliath allegory about colonialism, coming home and living out your fate, set in the striking South African landscape.

In apartheid South Africa, young Tau is a member of the “Five Finger” posse: a group of rebellious kids with slingshots and a deep-seated desire to protect their rural town of Marseilles from its white oppressors. After the police forcefully remove Tau’s crush he strikes back, and his reaction leaves him no choice but to flee.

Twenty years later, Tau (played by popular South African actor Vuyo Dabula) is back, intending to make peace with himself and to reconnect with what is left of his childhood gang. But Tau has returned to a different Marseilles, this time held captive by the new regime, and he and the Fingers must once again face off with the forces that threaten their home.

film details

Original Language Title: Menoana e Mehlano ea Marseilles
Country: South Africa
Year: 2017
Running Time: 120 minutes
Language: Sotho and English
Subtitles: Yes
Director: Michael Matthews
Producers: Asger Hussain, Yaron Schwartzman, Sean Drummond, Michael Matthews
Principal Cast: Vuyo Dabula, Zethu Dlomo, Hamilton Dhlamini, Kenneth Nkosi, Mduduzi Mabaso
Cinematographers: Shaun Harley Lee
Editor: Daniel Mitchell
Music: James Matthes
Screenwriter: Sean Drummond

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