Katlego Danke and Sello Maake to star in new film

By Qhama Dayile
08 November 2016

“Working with a living legend, I enjoyed our enlightening conversations,” said Danke.

Katlego Danke and Sello Maake Ka-Ncube to star in new film titled Farewell Ella Bella.

Katlego plays the role of 24-year-old troubled young woman and Sello Maake plays Neo, Ella’s godfather. “This is a beautiful film that tells an authentic African story and I am honoured to have been a pat of it. Working alongside great people has been great,” said Maake.

Farewell Ella Bella tells the story of a young unsettled woman, Ella living in a small town and nursing her ill alcoholic father who eventually dies. With the help of her godfather Neo, Ella is given a second chance at life and she embarks on a journey in search of healing and to bury the past.

Written and Directed by 27-year-old Lwazi Mvusi, Farewell Ella Bella is a story about forgiveness, accomplishment and self-actualisation.

The film also stars Isidingo actress Noluthando Meje, model Jay Anstey and veteran actor Lionel Newton.

Farewell Ella Bella will be shown in 2017 at Sterkinekor.

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