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Boy Called Twist

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A South African version of Dickens' classic, ''Oliver Twist''. After his mother dies in childbirth, a Coloured boy is left at an orphanage. When older, he is sent to work at a vineyard, but runs away to Cape Town. There, he falls in with a gang of thieves, before being adopted by an elderly man, who lost his own daughter.


113 minutes, No persons under 13 (Language, Violence)
Drama, On the art circuit

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Credits
Cast
Peter Butler, Bill Curry, Goliath Davids, Kim Engelbrecht, Lesley Fong, Bart Fouche, Jarrid Geduld, Ndyebo Mgaga, Terry Norton, Tertius Swannepoel
Director
Tim Greene
ScreenplayTim Greene
MusicMurray Anderson
CinematographyMike Downie
Sound formatsDolby Digital, Sony Dynamic Digital Sound, DTS
SoundtrackNot available
Made in2004
Produced byMonkey Films, Twisted Pictures

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FPB Report (SA)
GenreDrama
LanguageStrong and frequent
NudityImplied but isolated
SexStrongly implied but infrequent
ViolenceRealistic and intense in context
PrejudiceMild and contextual
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone
CommentsRealistic drama about socio-political landscape of children in poverty in South Africa. The violence is also verbal, psychological, physical, etc.
These details are supplied by the FPB. If you have a problem with any of the above, please take it up directly with the FPB. Read the Classification Guidelines.


Ratings
Scale (Max)20
South African Media
Cape ArgusDerek Wilson10
Die BurgerFrancois Bloemhof5
Cape TimesRafiek Mammon15
iAfrica.comJocelyn Newmarch20
Mail & GuardianShaun de Waal14
The StarTanya Farber15
Sunday TimesBarry Ronge10
International Media
IMDB8 Netizens16
Average .. 66%13


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