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Shirley Adams

Directed by Oliver Hermanus
91 min / 2009 / South Africa / Afrikaans - English / Drama
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The story of a woman who loses her family to violence and poverty, but manages to build her own sense of self worth.

Credits

Director/Co-Writer: Oliver Hermanus (Beauty, The Endless River)
Co-Writer: Stavros Pamballis
Producer: Jeremy Nathan, Michelle Wheatley
Cinematographer: Jamie Ramsay
Editor: Garreth Fradgely
Production Designer: Nick Mostert
Composer: Phillip Miller

Cast

Denise Newman
Keenan Arrison
Theresa C. Sedras
Emily Childs
Lee-Ann van Rooi

Festivals

Durban International Film Festival (Winner, Best Actress, Best South African Film, and Best First Feature)
Locarno Film Festival
Toronto International Film Festival
Festival Les 3 Continents
BFI London Film Festival
Rio International Film Festival
Mumbai International Film Festival
Festival des Cinémas d'Afrique d'Apt
Amiens International Film Festival
Dubai International Film Festival
Palm Springs International Film Festival
Songes d'une nuit Film Festival
International Film Festival Rotterdam
Goteborg International Film Festival
Women's Film Festival of Chennai
Bermuda International Film Festival
Amnesty International's Movies that Matter
Belfast International Film Festival
Vues du Afrique
Singapore International Film Festival
Off Plus Camera Film Festival
Reframing Reality
Africultures Film Festival
Transylvania International Film Festival
Sydney Film Festival
Film Festival Cines del Sur
FID Marseilles
Foundation Festival of African Cinema of Khouribga
Afrykamera Summer Film Academy
Rencontres Cinéma de Gindou
Afrykamera Autumn Film Academy
Al- Kasaba International Film Festival
Afrikamera Film Festival of Berlin
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