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Cape of Good Hope (film)

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Director  Mark Bamford
Country  South Africa USA
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Language  Afrikaans English Xhosa
Release date  2004
Writer  Suzanne Kay Bamford, Mark Bamford

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The Cape of Good Hope is a 2004 South African comedy drama film written and produced by Suzanne Kay Bamford and her husband Mark Bamford under the direction of Mark Bamford. It was Mark Bamford's first feature film after his critically praised short, Hero (2001).

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The film premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival and the Cannes Film Festival in 2004.

Plot

The story revolves around an animal rescue shelter and the characters who work there. Kate runs the shelter and is involved with a married man, oblivious to the romantic interests of Morne, the local veterinarian. Sharifa, the receptionist, is desperately struggling to have a child and satisfy her husband. And handyman Jean Claude finds himself torn between his love for a single mother and the desire to emigrate.

Cast

  • Debbie Brown as Kate
  • Eriq Ebouaney as Jean Claude
  • Nthati Moshesh as Lindiwe
  • Morne Visser as Morne
  • Quanita Adams as Sharifa
  • David Isaacs as Habib
  • Kamo Masilo as Thabo
  • Nick Boraine as Stephen van Heern
  • Gideon Emery as Miles
  • Awards

  • Austin Film Festival, 2004 - Won, Audience award: Best Narrative Feature-Undistributed; Mark Bamford
  • Austin Film Festival, 2004 - Won, Feature Film Award: Best Narrative Feature; Mark Bamford
  • National Board of Review, USA, 2005 - Won, Special Recognition: For Excellence on Filmmaking
  • Image Awards, 2006 - Nominated, Image Award: Outstanding Independent or Foreign Film
  • References

    Cape of Good Hope (film) Wikipedia
    Cape of Good Hope (film) IMDb Cape of Good Hope (film) themoviedb.org


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