Asian Premiere

The Wound



2017|South Africa, Germany, Netherlands, France|DCP|Colour|88'

2017 Sundance FF
2017 Panorama, Berlinale


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2017/07/02 16:50 Taipei Zhongshan Hall YES
2017/07/04 14:40 Taipei Zhongshan Hall YES
2017/07/12 20:30 SPOT HUASHAN Cinema A Two




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Xolani, a lonely factory worker, joins the men of his community in the mountains of the Eastern Cape to initiate a group of teenage boys into manhood. When a defiant initiate from the city discovers his best-kept secret, Xolani's entire existence begins to unravel.


John TRENGOVE is a Johannesburg based writer/director with an MFA in Film from New York University, and his career spans theatre, television, documentary, commercial and short film. His short film, [The Goat], premiered at the Berlinale and Toronto in 2014 and twenty other film festivals. Trengove directs fringe theatre in his spare time and heads up the development wing of Urucu Media. He is also a script consultant. [The Wound] is his first feature.

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