Daniel Garber speaks with Donovan Marsh at TIFF13 about his new film iNumber Number

Posted in Corruption, Crime, Cultural Mining, Movies, South Africa, Thriller, Tsotsi, Uncategorized by CulturalMining.com on September 12, 2013

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Hi, this is Daniel Garber at the Movies forculturalmining.com and CIUT 89.5 FM, looking at high-brow and low-brow movies, indie, cult, foreign, festival, documentary, genre and mainstream films, helping you see movies with good taste, movies that taste good, and how to tell the difference.

Chili and Shoes are a team. Chili goes undercover infiltrating criminal gangs in Johannesburg, 3165_4000px poster doc compressedSouth Africa. He’s flashy and brash, with gold chain. Shoes is a conservative uniformed police officer – he serves as Chili’s eyes and ears when it’s time to take down the bad guys.

But when they finish a big job, they are stymied by corrupt superiors back at the station. They don’t get the cash reward they were promised for taking down the gang. Chili’s had enough – he wants to join a gang for a one-time Brinks Truck heist – and, this time, keep the money. But will the straight-laced Shoes agree?

The movie’s called iNumber Number;  it’s a gritty, action-packed thriller showing at the Toronto International Film Festival. It’s filled with fights, shootouts, chase scenes, and an incredible finale. I speak with South African director Donovan Marsh on site at TIFF13 about this great new film.

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