Pop, Lock 'n Roll

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Pop, Lock 'n Roll
South Africa’s first dance-genre film. Raps is an ambitious street style, hip hop dancer from a poor neighbourhood who believes that money is everything. He gets a lucky break and rises as a professional entertainer, but when he falls in love with the beautiful Brazilian wife of the gangster-come-producer who’s making his career, he’ll have to risk career and life to find true happiness.

91 minutes.
Parental Guidance 10-12 (Violence).
Drama, Musical, Romance, South African.
I’ve got the moves...
I’ve got the moves...


Dimitri Bajlanis, Lionel Newton, Maurice Paige, Eric Uys, Yasirah Bhelz, Joe Nkosi, Brady Brophy
Ziggy Hofmeyr
ScreenplayZiggy Hofmeyr, Steven Pillemer
CinematographyManu Lapière
Sound formatsDolby
Made in2017
Produced byMandela Bay Pictures, Joziewood Films, Kalahari Pictures, AMARIAM Productions

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

LanguageLow to mild, infrequent
NudityLow impact, infrequent
ViolenceMild to moderate impact, fairly frequent
PrejudiceLow impact, infrequent
Drug abuseNone
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Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Nikita Coetzee quote iconOverall, Pop, Lock ’n Roll checks all the boxes in terms of what has come to be expected from a dance movie. Viewers can look forward to being captured by the dance moves, entertained by the touches of humour, and captivated by the tale of Westbury's gangland.

Average .. 50%



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