Here’s the first UK trailer for hard hitting movie, The Bang Bang Club which has screened at a number of film festivals around the world including, Edinburgh Film Festival, Toronto Film Festival, Canada, Pusan International Film Festival, South Korea and Torino Film Festival, Italy to critical acclaim. You can read our review of the movie here. It stars Malin Akerman, Taylor Kitsch, Ryan Phillippe, Frank Rautenbach, Patrick Lyster, Neels Van Jaarsveld and is directed by Steven Silver.
Entertainment One have just sent over the new UK trailer for the movie which hits DVD 3rd October (pre-order / rent your copy here). As you’ll see from the trailer below, the movie is a hard watch but really does show that one photo can change the world. The movie is based on the true story of four remarkable photographers taking iconic and shocking pictures in South Africa during the last days of the apartheid. Their gripping and often harrowing stories are captured in this thought provoking film.
Set in 1994, The Bang Bang Club, is made up of four young South African men, Greg Marinovich (Ryan Phillippe – Cruel Intentions, I know what you did last Summer), Kevin Carter (Taylor Kitsch – X Men Origins – Wolverine), Ken Oosterbroek (Frank Rautenbach) and João Silva (Neels Van Jaarsveld), as they set out to capture some of the best, yet horrific pictures of their lives – in some of the most hostile and turbulent places in the world.
Greg is a freelance photographer who follows his instincts to capture the ‘rebels’ point of view; during his time in Soweto he meets Kevin, Ken and João who work for the national newspaper The Star – impressed with Greg’s initiative and photographs, the Picture Editor Robin Comley (Malin Akerman – The Proposal, Watchmen), offers him a job.