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Beauty 2011 18

104 mins Director. Oliver Hermanus

Oliver Hermanus’ drama takes a tough, uncompromising look at homophobic prejudice in South Africa, focusing on a husband and father whose repressed desires come dangerously to the surface when he encounters the god-looking son of an old friend. With compositions that reflect his often voyeuristic relationship to others, and a forthright narrative style, the film is both unsettling and impressive

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Directed by

Oliver Hermanus

Featuring

Deon Lotz

Charlie Keegan

Michelle Scott

Genres

Drama

Collection

Discoveries Cannes Film Festival Cannes Film Festival selects BFI Flare presents

Certificate

18 Contains strong real sex and sexual violence

Released

2011

Language

Afrikaans

Production company

Moonlighting Skoonheid Productions

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