Cape of Good Hope (2005)
Critic Consensus: This little South African film takes a different approach -- putting politics in the background and ordinary people front and center. Overall, it's a heartwarming effort.
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as Jean Claude
as Stephen van Heern
as Rev. Poswa
Critic Reviews for Cape of Good Hope
Brown's spunky, funny Kate helps hold the piece together.
There's so much Altmanesque activity in the film that even if some storylines temporarily don't work, others keep making up for them.
No matter how heavy-handed the sentimentality gets, the film's intentions seem sincere.
A post-apartheid film in which the characters are less concerned with politics than with matters of the heart.
The stories are interlinked effectively, and the film strikes an upbeat note yet does not address racism and discrimination. For all its affection toward its characters, however, the film is too long and too slack.
Audience Reviews for Cape of Good Hope
S. African dogs-and-owners romance is modest, but still cloying.
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