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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Sharlto Copley
Jason Cope
Nathalie Boltt
Sylvaine Strike
Elizabeth Mkandawie
John Summer
William Allen Young
Greg Melvill-Smith
Nick Blake
Morena Busa Sesatsa
Themba Nkosi
Mzwandile Nqoba
Barry Strydom
Jed Brophy
Louis Minnaar
Vanessa Haywood
Directors
Neill Blomkamp
Screenwriters
Neill Blomkamp
Terri Tatchell
Running Time
112 minutes

District 9
Think Cry Freedom with alien prawns.


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District 9

Plot
An alien movie set in South Africa shot partly in a faux-documentary style.


Verdict
Blomkamp’s prawn cocktail has more than enough stylistic chutzpah and originality to make District 9 an essential date.


Reviewed by Chris Hewitt

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