High Fantasy

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    High Fantasy

    Directed by

    South Africa

    2017

    71 min

    • English

    Drama

    Four friends on a camping trip at an isolated farm wake up to discover they’ve all swapped bodies.

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    Credits

    Cast
    Qondiswa James
    Nala Khumalo
    Francesca Varrie Michel
    Liza Scholtz
    Loren Loubser
    Screenplay
    Jenna Bass
    Qondiswa James
    Nala Khumalo
    Francesca Varrie Michel
    Liza Scholtz
    Loren Loubser
    Cinematography
    Jenna Bass
    Qondiswa James
    Nala Khumalo
    Francesca Varrie Michel
    Liza Scholtz
    Loren Loubser
    Editing
    Kyle Wallace
    Music
    Jason Sutherland
    Production
    PROPER FILM
    Production
    BIG WORLD CINEMA
    Sales
    MONGREL INTERNATIONAL

    Press

    High Fantasy is a complex, thought-provoking exploration of race, gender, and identity.

    Katherine Murray, Pop Matters

    ‘High Fantasy’ is an artistic and intimate body swap drama.

    Andrew Crump, The Playlist

    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.

    Selected Filmography