High Fantasy

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Total Count: 11


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User Ratings: 17
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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 (11) | Top Critics (1)

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

    Sep 10, 2017 | Full Review…
  • "Fiercely relevant, it represents young South Africans with nuance - well the woke set anyway."

    Nov 15, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…
  • High Fantasy has a great concept, but it's unfortunately poorly executed and often exhausting. It's frustrating to see a film this inventive and this willing to dive into these arguments lose itself along the way.

    Aug 25, 2018 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…
  • High Fantasy is an engaging film which makes good use of its short 71-minute runtime for a fast-paced yet very full narrative.

    Jul 19, 2018 | Rating: 3/5 | 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.

    Mar 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.

    Sep 28, 2017 | Full Review…

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