Fiche Film
Cinéma/TV
COURT Métrage | 2010
Abyss Boys (The)
Jan-Hendrik Beetge
Pays concerné : Afrique du Sud
Réalisateur(s) : Jan-Hendrik Beetge
Durée : 26
Type : fiction

Français

Réal : Jan-Hendrik Beetge

English

After his younger brother becomes enchanted with a gangster perlemoen poacher, a teenage boy, himself an ex-poacher, devises a plan to escape their small fishing village. Tragically, nothing can prepare him for what happens next.

d. Jan-Hendrik Beetge, South Africa 2010
English and Afrikaans with English subtitles, Video, 26 min

THE ABYSS BOYS is one of 5 films made through the Focus Features Africa First Short Film Program.

2010 | 31st DIFF – Durban
* Selection: LATITUDE PACKAGE 2


FESTIVAL LIST
– 17th New York African Film Festival
– Athens International Film Festival
– Culture Unplugged International Film Festival
– The Leiden International Short Film Festival
– CFC Worldwide Short Film Festival Market
– Festival de Cine Africano de Tarifa
– Goethe Institute’s Latitude Film Festival at the 61st Berlinale Film Festival
– Innsbruck International Film Festival
– Jenseits von Europa – Filme aus Afrika in Cologne
– Imagen Dos Povos Festival in Brazil
– 63rd Festival de Cannes Film Market

AWARDS LIST
– Best Short Film at the African Movie Academy Awards.
– Special Mention at the Durban International Film Festival