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Indemnity (2022)

Opens on February 11

Director: Travis Taute Run Time: 124 min. Rating: NR Release Year: 2021

Starring: André Jacobs, Gail Mabalane, Jarrid Geduld, Louw Venter, Nicole Fortuin

Country: South Africa
Language: English, Afrikaans

About the film:

World Premiere at the 2021 Fantasia Film Festival. An ex-firefighter in Cape Town is forced to fight for his life after being accused of murdering his wife. As he struggles to survive, connections are revealed between his past, the origin of his PTSD, the mysterious death of his wife, and a government conspiracy with terrifying implications.

“intricate, politically motivated chess game… you could almost see Indemnity becoming the start of a South African Mission: Impossible or Bourne franchise”

—Jared Mobarak for The Film Stage

About the filmmaker:

Travis Taute is a South African writer and director. His feature debut Indemnity is from Cape Town production team Gambit Films, who have specialized in producing South African genre stories. Of their other projects, Taute wrote and directed episodes of the acclaimed Netflix series Blood & Water, served as head writer and director on danZ!, and co-wrote Nosipho Dumisa’s award-winning Number 37 based on a short film co-directed by the filmmakers.

Taute calls Indemnity a love letter to some of his favorite genre films of the ‘90s and ‘00. Read more here.

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