EXCLUSIVE: Here’s your first look at I Am All Girls, the Netflix original mystery-thriller about a sex trafficking syndicate operating in South Africa.
Donovan Marsh directs the film, which is set against the tense dying days of Apartheid, and stars Hlubi Mboya (Dora’s Peace), Erica Wessels (Die Stropers), and Deon Lotz (Wallander).
The film is based on real events that unfolded in South Africa in the 1980s. Centering around a notorious human trafficking ring that involved, amongst others, powerful politicians, the story follows a special crimes investigator and the unlikely formation of a bond between cop and serial killer, as they race against the clock to bring down a global child sex trafficking network.
Project comes from South African production house Nthibah Pictures, which also has an office in Los Angeles. Producers are Simon Swart, Wayne Fitzjohn, Jozua Malherbe and Lucia Mayer-Marais. Pic bows on Netflix globally on May 14.
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“This distribution partnership with Netflix is kismet, as they share our goal of bringing unique diverse South African voices to global audiences,” said Nthibah Pictures’ Simon Swart. “Donovan and the creative team crafted something deeply moving and atmospheric, with a strong social message that will gain greater awareness and social impact through Netflix.”
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