Cinema Escapist

Exploring the world and self through a cinematic lens

South Africa

Interview: “Five Fingers for Marseilles” Director Michael Matthews and Producer Sean Drummond


The filmmaking duo behind ' Five Fingers for Marseilles' discuss the decade-long journey of bringing South Africa's first Western to the screen.

Review: “Five Fingers for Marseilles” shows colonialism’s scars in South Africa


The film transplants the Western genre to South Africa, offering an allegory for colonialism's damaging influence on African nations.