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Four Corners (2013)

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Leila Domingo, a London trained doctor, returns home to Cape Flats for her father's funeral. When she recognizes Farakahn as her childhood friend, it triggers a wave of conflicting emotions. She finds herself drawn into Farakahn's world while he tries to set an example for his son, Ricardo, who is a chess prodigy lured in equal measure by the thrill of warfare on the chessboard and the seductive prestige of joining a powerful street gang. (c) Cinando

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All Critics (10) | Top Critics (3)

Director Ian Gabriel manages to imbue the genre with genuine freshness while maintaining thematic elements unique to his national sensitivities.

July 12, 2018 | Full Review…

An intense if somewhat overwrought foray into South African street violence.

July 12, 2018 | Full Review…

This sprawling, overambitious South African gangland thriller is hugely entertaining

June 1, 2015 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Each character is defined by a distinct narrative drawn from Hollywood cinema...the languages, gestures, manners, thinking, and appearance of the characters are clearly South African, but they are in narrative modes that are clearly American.

September 26, 2018 | Full Review…

Revelations thus never pack the punch they should and the endgame lacks the electricity that the performances might have generated.

July 12, 2018 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

This milieu deserves a City Of God; Gabriels slickly shot, well-meaning but facile attempt to explain an entire society's hardships feels closer to Paul Haggis Crash.

July 12, 2018 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

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