Sunday, December 31, 2017

REVIEW: The Wound

Those who are knowledgeable of the Foreign Language Oscar race will know that there is a common theme typically expected of the South African submission. Whether it is representative of their cinematic trends or encouraged by the success of 2005’s “Tsotsi”, their films typically center around tales of urban crime. In a surprising twist, however, an entirely different setting and the theme is the focus of South Africa’s 2017 entry. In “The Wound“, John Trengove uncovers fresh perspectives on South African culture with a drama that explores class, race, and sexuality.

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