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A Boy Called Twist South Africa 2004 | 115 min | OV | | FF 2005

rated for 0 + years
Tim Greene’s adaptation of the classic Charles Dickens novel is set in South Africa. Street urchin “Twist”, who grew up in an orphanage, has to work on farms and at a funeral parlour. Eventually, Twist takes things into his own hands and heads for Cape Town. There, he meets the Rastafarian “Fagin”, who trains pickpockets and bags the proceeds. A moving portrait of a child faced with an indifferent world.
Original title: A Boy Called Twist
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: English, Afrikaans
Language and subtitles: OV
Director: Tim Greene
Screenplay: Tim Greene
Cast: Jarrid Geduld, Kim Engelbrecht, Leslie Fong, Tertius Swanepoel
Producer: Aurelia Driver, Clare van Zyl
Director of Photography: Mike Downie
Music: Murray Anderson
Production Design: Michael Berg
Editor: Ronelle Loots
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor:
Format: 35 mm
German Distributor:
World Sales: Twisted Pictures POBox 13141, Mowbray 7705 RSA, Tel. +27 826460527, Fax +27 21 461 2908 e-mail:
Production: Monkey Films & Twisted Pictures, PO Box 12582, Mill St, Gardens, 8010 SA, Tel:+27 214612909, Fax: +27214612908, e-mail:


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