The Wound

Director: John Trengove
Starring: Nakhane Touré, Bongile Mantsai
Duration: 88 min

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. South Africa’s entry for Best Foreign Language Film at the 2018 Academy Awards tackles tradition, sexuality, masculinity and what it means to be an outsider.

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