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.
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.