While You Weren't Looking, a drama depicting the tension between liberal bourgeois ideals and working-class realities. Affluent mixed-race lesbian couple Dez and Terri struggle to maintain their own desires and ambitions while reining in the rebellious instincts of their beautiful teenage daughter. And ageing academic Mack looks for Salute, the young freedom fighter he sheltered and loved who is now Joe – a married man with a child and a promising career in politics.
While You Weren't Looking releases on Friday the 2nd of October at Cinema Nouveau Theatres.
To book, visit www.cinemanouveau.co.za.
Necktie Youth is a story of sex, drugs and adolescent disconnect among the multi-racial elite of Joburg’s affluent Sandton suburb.
Necktie Youth releases at Cinema Nouveau theatres in Johannesburg, Pretoria, Durban and Cape Town and select Ster-Kinekor sites (including Sandton and Sterland) on Friday, 25 September. The running time of the film is 1hr 30mins, and it carries a 16LVD classification.
For more information, and booking details, visit the Cinema Nouveau website at www.cinemanouveau.co.za.
The movie is based on the novel, The Criminal Lu Yanshi written by Geling Yan. The story is also adapted by this novel. The movie tells the story of a former political prisoner Lu Yanshi (Chen Daoming), who tries to help to regain the memory of his wife Feng Wanyu (Gong Li) who is suffering from amnesia. Lu Yanshi was a professor before being sent to the labour camp during the cultural revolution. He escaped from labour camp to meet his wife. Under the shock of former official’s sexual harassment, his wife sometimes recognized him as Officer “Fang” instead of being her husband.
For bookings, visit , www.cinemanouveau.co.za
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