Flatland

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    Flatland

    Directed by

    South Africa, Luxembourg, Germany

    2019

    117 min

    • English
    • Afrikaans

    Adventure, Drama, Western

    Three different but equally desperate South-African women embark on a journey of self-discovery in the Karoo semi-desert. The barren heartland will bring out the best and worst in them. But will their search throw them together or tear them apart?

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    Credits

    Cast
    Belinda Kruger
    Monique Murray du Plessis
    Screenplay
    Jenna Bass
    Cinematography
    Sarah Cunningham
    Editing
    Jacques de Villiers
    Music
    Simon Ratcliffe
    Carl Roberts
    Production
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    Press

    An exhilarating fusion of contemporary western, policier and girls-gone-wild road movie.

    Guy Lodge, Variety

    A hybrid mix of picaresque road movie and emotionally rich, female-driven character study.

    Stephen Dalton, The Hollywood Reporter

    Jenna Bass

    Jenna Bass

    South Africa

    Jenna Bass is a South African writer, filmmaker and former magician. Her award-winning films include the short THE TUNNEL (2010) and the collaboratively-created features LOVE THE ONE YOU LOVE (2014) and HIGH FANTASY (2017), which have screened around the world, including at the Sundance, Berlinale and Toronto Film Festivals. Together with, Wanuri Ka- hiu, Jenna co-wrote the coming-of-age romance, RAFIKI, which premiered in Cannes Un Certain Regard in 2018. FLATLAND (2019) is Jenna’s third feature film as a director and writer.

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