SA film submitted for 2014 Oscars

By Drum Digital
26 November 2013

The film, Four Corners, has been submitted to the 2014 Oscars in the best foreign language category.

The movie has attracted a lot of positive attention after its screening in Los Angeles.

Set in the Cape ganglands, and starring Brendon Daniels and Lindiwe Matshikiza this coming-of-age story centre on Ricardo Galam, a 13-year-old chess champion who is drawn into the infamous gang culture in the Cape Flats.

Gavin Hood, South African director of Tsotsi, which won the Oscar for best foreign language film in 2006, introduced the movie at the screening.

Director of Four Corners, Ian Gabriel, said he was optimistic about the film’s chances, adding that Hood loved the movie.

The movie releases on 7 February 2014 in South Africa through Indigenous Film Distribution.

-          DRUM Reporter

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