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In this controversial and celebrated South African drama, a coming-of-age ritual that serves as a rite of passage into manhood within the Xhosa culture forces three men to grapple with their sexuality.
The Wound is an exploration of tradition and sexuality set amid South Africa’s Xhosa culture. Every year, the tribe’s young men are brought to the mountains of the Eastern Cape to participate in an ancient coming-of-age ritual. Xolani, a quiet and sensitive factory worker (played by openly gay musician Nakhane Touré), is assigned to guide Kwanda, a city boy from Johannesburg sent by his father to be toughened up, through this rite of passage into manhood. As Kwanda defiantly negotiates his queer identity within this masculine environment, he quickly recognizes the nature of Xolani’s relationship with fellow guide Vija. The three men commence a dangerous dance with each other and their own desires and, soon, the threat of exposure elevates the tension to breaking point.
“A milestone in South African cinema.” – Variety
“A potent drama of sexual identity and divided loyalty.” – New York Times
“Intense and provocative.” – The Hollywood Reporter
Runtime: 88 minutes
Director: John Trengone
Country: South Africa, Netherlands, Germany, France
Languages: English; Xhosa w/ English subtitles
Friday, September 15: 3:10, 7:15
Saturday, September 16: 3:10, 9:20
Sunday, September 17: 11:00AM, 3:05
Monday, September 18: 1:05, 9:20
Tuesday, September 19: 3:10, 7:15
Wednesday, September 20: 3:10
Thursday, September 21: 3:10, 9:20
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