NOEM MY SKOOLIE

By Daryne JOSHUA

NATIONAL FILM & VIDEO FOUNDATION OF SOUTH AFRICA - as FIN

Crime - Completed 2016

“Everyone has a Gift, Every gift has a price”


    • Year of production
    • 2016
    • Genres
    • Crime
    • Countries
    • SOUTH AFRICA
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH
    • Duration
    • 90 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Daryne JOSHUA
    • Writer(s)
    • John W. FREDERICKS
    • Producer(s)
    • David max BROWN
    • Synopsis
    • When young Abraham gets arrested for a petty crime he raises his status in prison by captivating the hardened gangsters with his knack for telling stories.

      He becomes the “prison cinema” whilst his childhood friend becomes the concubine of the gang boss.

      On their release from jail ‘AB' finds romance and begins a new path in life as a writer but his gang buddies rope him into the murder of a taxi driver for which they all face the hang-man’s noose.

      The film is set in Cape Town, South Africa in the 1960’s and is based on the life story of the scriptwriter, John W. Fredericks who wrote the screenplay.
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