African Cinema: How to Steal 2 Million (Trailer & Behind The Scenes Footage)

Release Date: 2 September 2011
Genre: Drama, Film Noir, Action, South African, Crime
Studio: Morula Pictures, DV8 Films
About: A dark crime drama set in the gritty streets of an unforgiving city. A modern day South African noir film that takes place in a sickly, corrupt city where everyone has an ulterior motive. A man’s plans to go legit after serving 5 years of hard time are derailed when his old partner in crime approaches him with a plan to steal R2 million.

Plot Outline: It’s a jungle out there. That’s how we meet our lead character Jack. It’s been five years since he’s seen his partner and best friend Twala. Jack did five years for a robbery gone bad. Twala never got caught and Jack never talked. But Twala is as treacherous as Jack is honourable. He’s married Jack’s former fiancée.

Jack wants to go legit but after being rejected for a loan he needs a new source of capital. Twala presents him with an opportunity a job with a R2 million take. The complication is that the mark is Twala’s father. Jacks partner for the job is the tough and sexy Olive. Little does he know she will prove to be more devious then his old friend.

Behind the Scenes


Starring: Menzi Ngubane, Rapulana Seiphemo, Terry Pheto, Hlubi Mboya and John Kani
Directed and Written by: Charles Vundla
Produced by: Mfundi Vundla, Michelle Wheatley, Karen E Johnson and Jeremy Nathan

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