If you’re a Showmax subscriber living overseas, you’re in for a treat, with seven stellar new South African movies coming to your screen in April and May. Here’s what you can look forward to. (If you’re not yet a subscriber – join here. And if you’re English-speaking, there are subtitles for the Afrikaans films.)
A top South African movie that boasts beautiful cinematography, an A-list cast, and world-class direction. It truly is a feast for the eyes in every sense of the word. Watch now »
Abraham is undoubtedly one of the best South African films ever made, a profound masterwork that tells an unforgettable tale that will break your heart, a story that connects with who we are as South Africans and how we fit into the bigger scheme of things. Watch now »
Re-live the rise of the Voëlvry movement in this award-winning film that bagged seven awards from the prestigious Silwerskermfees. Watch now »
Two women. Two murders. A stellar cast and surprising twists make this Afrikaans movie compulsory viewing. Watch now »
Drikus’ love for life and his determination brings this half-dead community together and gives them a new lease on life. Catch this heart-warming story about life, death and everything in between. Watch now »
6. Jou Romeo (Coming to Showmax 16 May)
Yvette and Tyler are the school’s drama geeks who are forced to come up with a plan when funding for their production of Romeo and Juliet gets cut at the last minute. This involves enlisting the most popular boy in school – but not everyone is thrilled when Marko trades his cricket whites for Shakespearean tights…
Due to launch 16 May on Showmax International.
7. Jagveld (Coming to Showmax 23 May)
The story of schoolteacher Emma le Roux (Leandie du Randt) becoming a witness to a violent murder and then being hunted down in the Karoo by the killers, who have no idea of her secret, skilled background in combat, is a must-see, the perfect action movie for a Friday night at home.
Due to launch 23 May on Showmax International.
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