Boy Called Twist
Blair witch watch out....
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
Where's it showing?
Peter Butler, Bill Curry, Goliath Davids, Kim Engelbrecht, Lesley Fong, Bart Fouche, Jarrid Geduld, Ndyebo Mgaga, Terry Norton, Tertius Swannepoel
|Sound formats||Dolby Digital, Sony Dynamic Digital Sound, DTS|
|Produced by||Monkey Films, Twisted Pictures|
Official Site | IMDB page | FPB Report
|FPB Report (SA)|
|Language||Strong and frequent|
|Nudity||Implied but isolated|
|Sex||Strongly implied but infrequent|
|Violence||Realistic and intense in context|
|Prejudice||Mild and contextual|
|Comments||Realistic 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.|
|South African Media|
|Cape ArgusDerek Wilson||10|
|Die BurgerFrancois Bloemhof||5|
|Cape TimesRafiek Mammon||15|
|Mail & GuardianShaun de Waal||14|
|The StarTanya Farber||15|
|Sunday TimesBarry Ronge||10|
|Average .. 66%||13|
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