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High Fantasy (2017)




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A group of young friends on a camping trip, deep in the South African countryside wake up to discover they've all swapped bodies! Stranded in the wilderness, they'll have to navigate a personal-political labyrinth if their friendships and their lives are ever to be the same again.

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Critic Reviews for High Fantasy

All Critics (8) | Top Critics (1)

A sometimes grating but earnest attempt to provoke "the conversation" about the world's inequalities.

September 10, 2017 | Full Review…

High Fantasy is successful in highlighting that there are a major social issues South Africa still needs to deal with ... Sadly, it doesn't succeed in carrying that conversation very far itself.

March 20, 2018 | Rating: 2.5/5 | Full Review…

High Fantasy is an inventive and entertaining South African feature that cleverly yokes heavy subject matter to an agile DIY aesthetic.

September 28, 2017 | Full Review…

A well-intentioned sketch of a movie...

September 28, 2017 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…

It's hard to unpack any of those moments individually, but the strength of the film is that it's willing to push past the homilies we've all been taught about diversity and cooperation and focus on the messy politics and human feelings underneath.

September 26, 2017 | Full Review…

High Fantasy's unassuming, yet piercing examination of race, class and gender embeds Bass firmly in the pantheon of an exciting new wave of South African filmmaking characterized by introspective directors who are digging deep.

September 21, 2017 | Full Review…

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