Inxeba (The Wound)
Some stories can’t be retold.
We just have to stick it out.
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. This film has won numerous international awards and was South Africa's official entry for the Oscars, but did not make the shortlist. In Xhosa, English and Afrikaans, with English subtitles.
88 minutes, No persons under 18 (Language, Sex, Nudity, Violence, Prejudice)
Drama, Gay interest, Romance, South African.
Where's it showing?
Nakhane Touré, Bongile Mantsai, Niza Jay, Thobani Mseleni
|Screenplay||Malusi Bengu, Thando Mgqolozana, John Trengove|
|Sound formats||Dolby Digital|
|Produced by||Riva Filmproduktion, Das Kleine Fernsehspie, ZDF/Arte, OAK Motion Pictures, Cool Take Pictures, Deuxieme Ligne Films, Sampek Productions, Edition Salzgeber, Figjam Entertainment, Urucu Media|
Official Site | IMDB page | FPB Report
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|FPB Report (SA)|
|Language||Strong impact, fairly frequent|
|Nudity||Low impact, infrequent|
|Violence||Mild impact, fairly frequent|
|Prejudice||Mild impact, fairly frequent|
|Comments||Film is rated X18 LSNVP... may not be screened in regular cinemas.|
|These details are supplied by the FPB. If you have a problem with any of the above, please take it up directly with the FPB. Read the Classification Guidelines.|
|What the Critics say|
|Cape Argus/The StarMasego Panyane ||15|
|Die BurgerLaetitia Pople ||15|
|24.comAnele Mfazwe ||5|
|What the People say|
|The Movie DBCommunity||10|
|Average .. 66%||13|
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