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The Number

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Synopsis

A short documentary film exploring the myths and markings of South Africa's prison 'Number' gangs, a secret code spelt out and spoken across the bodies of the inmates. The film immerses its audience in the world of the gangs, their history, codes and body markings.
Official Selection Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival 2019 - International Competition
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt7358138/

Details

Year
2017
Type of film
Shorts
Running Time
13 mins 44 secs
Format
35mm Digital negative 1:1.85
Director
Manuela Gray
Producer
Manuela Gray, Brendan McGinty, Janette DeVilliers
Editor
Paul Gardner
Director of Photography
Brendan McGinty
Sound
Travis Hefferen
Music
Travis Hefferen
Principal Cast
Isaac, Jamut, Joseph, Michael, Turner

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Last updated 27th March 2019

Production Company

UK, South Africa coproduction

16oz Studio (UK), Wildfire Tattoo Collective (SA), Groundglass Media (SA)

16oz Studio
Florentia Village
Vale Road
London
N4 1TD
+44 (0)20 8802 0805
Brendan@16oz.co.uk