Moffie (2019)

Moffie (2019)
Country: South Africa, UK
Release Year: 2019
Director: Oliver Hermanus
Writer: Oliver Hermanus, Jack Sidey
Language: Afrikaans, English
Genre: Drama
Runtime: 104 min
Cast:Kai Luke Brummer, Ryan de Villiers
Matthew Vey, Stefan Vermaak
Hilton Pelser, Wynand Ferreira
Studio:Portobello Productions
Curzon Home Cinema
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Nicholas has long known he is different, that there is something shameful and unacceptable in him that must stay hidden, denied even. But South Africa's minority government are embroiled in conflict at the Angolian border and all white young men over 16 must serve two years of compulsory military service to defend the Apartheid regime and its culture of toxic racist machismo. The 'black danger' is the real and present threat; what is wrong with Nicholas and others like him can be rooted out, treated and cured like a cancer. But just when fear pushes Nicholas to accept unspeakable horrors in the hopes of staying invisible, a tender relationship with another recruit becomes as dangerous for them both as any enemy fire.

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