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Call Me Thief

2016 / 2h 15min / Action, Drama, Thriller

DIRECTOR: Daryne Joshua

ACTORS: Dann Jaques Mouton, Gantane Kusch, Sandi Schultz

South Africa’s Official Oscar Submission for Best Foreign Language Feature. The true story of a young “so-called coloured” man in 1960’s Cape Town who barters his status with the prison gangs by becoming a storyteller but soon after his release is arraigned for a murder he did not commit and faces the hangman’s noose. The film is based on the life story of the scriptwriter, John W. Fredericks and is set in Cape Town in the 1960’s.

AWARDS: Winner of a Platinum Award for Production Design from the International Independent Film Awards, as well as seven South African Film and Television  ‘Golden Horn’ awards. Also won a Golden Dhow  for Best Feature Film at the Zanzibar International Film Festival.

Territories Sold: South Africa

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Call Me Thief

2016 / 2h 15min / Action, Drama, Thriller

DIRECTOR: Daryne Joshua

ACTORS: Dann Jaques Mouton, Gantane Kusch, Sandi Schultz

South Africa’s Official Oscar Submission for Best Foreign Language Feature. The true story of a young “so-called coloured” man in 1960’s Cape Town who barters his status with the prison gangs by becoming a storyteller but soon after his release is arraigned for a murder he did not commit and faces the hangman’s noose. The film is based on the life story of the scriptwriter, John W. Fredericks and is set in Cape Town in the 1960’s.

AWARDS: Winner of a Platinum Award for Production Design from the International Independent Film Awards, as well as seven South African Film and Television  ‘Golden Horn’ awards. Also won a Golden Dhow  for Best Feature Film at the Zanzibar International Film Festival.

Territories Sold: South Africa

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