The Endless River
First screened in September 2015
Director: Oliver Hermanus. Cast: Nicolas Duvauchelle, Crystal-Donna Roberts, Darren Kelfkens, Clayton Evertson, Denise Newman, Carel Nel. Screenplay: Oliver Hermanus.

Twitter Capsule: Strikingly shot. Taps a rich seam of region-specific tensions and story traditions. Maybe exploits them a bit.

VOR:   Elliptical approaches to structure and montage. Fits right into South African storytelling traditions around race, gender, and violence. Even in those contexts, not so new.

Photo © 2015 Swift Productions/Moonlighting Films

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B–

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