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The Bang Bang Club

Rated
14A
Guide for parents: not recommended for young children, violence, offensive language.
Year2010
CountriesCanada, South Africa
Run time1h46m
GenreDrama
Directed bySteven Silver
CompanyEntertainment One

Synopsis

The Bang Bang Club was the name given to four young photographers; Greg Marinovich (Ryan Phillippe), Kevin Carter (Taylor Kitsch), Ken Oosterbroek and Joao Silva, whose photographs captured the final bloody days of white rule in South Africa. Two were awarded Pulitzer Prizes for their acclaimed work. The film tells the remarkable and sometimes harrowing story of these young men - and the extraordinary extremes they went to in order to capture their pictures. Anna (Malin Akerman) is their photo-editor, who looked out for them, protected them and made sure their photographs were seen across the world. Based on the book by Marinovich and Silva, The Bang Bang Club tells the true story of these four young men, recounting their relationships with each other and the stresses, tensions and moral dilemmas of working in situations of extreme violence, pain and suffering. It is also the story of the final demise of apartheid and the birth of a new South Africa.

Starring

Ryan PhillippeGreg Marinovich
Malin AkermanRobin Comley
Taylor KitschKevin Carter
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