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The Wound

The Wound

A Feature film by John Trengove

Release in France : 19/04/2017

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Actors (7)

Production and distribution (4)

Co-productions :

Sampek Productions, Deuxième Ligne Films

Film exports/foreign sales :

Pyramide International

Foreign production companies :

Urucu Media, Riva Filmproduktion, Edition manfred salzgeber

French distribution :

Pyramide Distribution


The Eastern Cape mountains in South Africa. As he does every year, Xolani, a lonely factory worker, participates with other men of his Xhosa community in initiating a dozen teenagers into manhood. One of the teenagers, a city boy from Johannesburg, discovers a closely guarded secret... Xolani's entire existence is then suddenly threatened.

Photos (5)

Full credits (9)

Screenwriters :

John Trengove, Thando Mgqolozana, Malusi Bengu

Director of Photography :

Paul Özgür

Press Attaché (film) :

Viviana Andriani

Production Designers :

Bobby Cardoso, Solly Sithole

Costume designer :

Lehasa Molloyi

Co-producers :

Éric Lagesse, Marie Dubas

Sound Recordist :

Matthew James

Editor :

Matthew Swanepoel

Music Composer :

João Orecchia

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Feature film

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Coproducer countries :

South Africa, France, Germany

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Runtime :

1 h 28 min

Current status :

Upcoming release

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Audio format :

Dolby 5.1