Inxeba (The Wound)

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Inxeba (The Wound)
Xolani, a lonely factory worker, travels to the rural mountains with the men of his community to initiate a group of teenage boys into manhood. When a defiant initiate from the city discovers his best-kept secret, Xolani’s entire existence begins to unravel. The film is screening for a week to qualify for the Oscars. In Xhosa, English and Afrikaans, with English subtitles.

88 minutes.
No persons under 16 (Language, Sex).
Drama, Gay interest, Romance, South African.

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We just have to stick it out.
We just have to stick it out.

Credits

Cast
Nakhane Touré, Bongile Mantsai, Niza Jay, Thobani Mseleni
Director
John Trengove
ScreenplayMalusi Bengu, Thando Mgqolozana, John Trengove
MusicJoão Orecchia
CinematographyPaul Ozgur
EditingMatthew Swanepoel
Sound formatsDolby Digital
Made in2017
Produced byRiva Filmproduktion, Das Kleine Fernsehspie, ZDF/Arte, OAK Motion Pictures, Cool Take Pictures, Deuxieme Ligne Films, Sampek Productions, Edition Salzgeber, Figjam Entertainment, Urucu Media

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreDrama
LanguageStrong impact, fairly frequent
NudityLow impact, infrequent
SexNone (sic)
ViolenceMild impact, fairly frequent
PrejudiceMild impact, fairly frequent
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone
Comments
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Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Metacritic.com
12 critics
16
Rottentomatoes critics
14 critics
14
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer
17

What the People say

IMDB
162 Netizens
14
The Movie DB
Community
10

Average .. 71%

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