Bypass

some lives are simply more valuable...


Bypass
A female cardiac surgeon feels helpless as she watches her son waiting for a liver transplant. When a liver finally becomes available and is destroyed en route to the hospital, the alternative of sourcing an illegal organ becomes her only option. She turns her back on the system she has devoted her life to and the two secretly head off to a clinic in East Africa. Once there, her son is taken taken and used as a pawn to force her to perform a heart transplant for a wealthy American patient. But to harvest a heart and perform the transplant, she will need to take the life of a young, innocent girl, leaving her facing the devastating reality that some lives may simply be more valuable than others.

92 minutes.
No persons under 13 (Violence).
Thriller, On the art circuit

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Don’t worry, we’ll get a kidney somewhere ...
Don’t worry, we’ll get a kidney somewhere ...

Credits

Cast
Hakeem Kae-Kazim, Natalie Becker, Melissa Haiden, Greg Kriek, Deon Lotz, Jeanne Neilson
Director
Shane Vermooten
ScreenplayBianca Schmitz, Diane Vermooten, Shane Vermooten
CinematographyJorrie van der Walt
EditingChris van der Burgh
Made in2017
Produced byMedia Village Productions

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GenreDrama
LanguageVery low impact, infrequent
NudityNone
SexNone
ViolenceModerate, fairly frequent
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone
Comments
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Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Paul Eksteen quote iconLocal film has heart, but lacks cutting-edge.
5

Average .. 25%

5

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