Red Band Trailer for South African Western 'Five Fingers for Marseilles'

August 27, 2018
Source: YouTube

Five Fingers for Marseilles Trailer

"This is a story about five fighters." Uncork'd Entertainment has debuted a bloody new red band trailer for the South African action western film Five Fingers for Marseilles, which first premiered at the Toronto Film Festival last year. The story follows a young boy whose life is changed forever when he kills two corrupt policemen in a South African shanty town. Decades later, he finally heads home but his return brings out his enemies who go after him and all of his friends. The film stars Vuyo Dabula as our hero Tau, along with Hamilton Dhlamini, Zethu Dlomo, Kenneth Nkosi, Mduduzi Mabaso, Aubrey Poolo, Lizwi Vilakazi, Warren Masemola, Anthony Oseyemi, Jerry Mofokeng, plus Kenneth Fok. This "neo-noir" Western has been getting great reviews and looks like it's worth your time to watch if you want to see something gritty and different and entertaining. Get a final glimpse at this here before it hits theaters soon.

Here's the new red band trailer for Michael Matthews' Five Fingers for Marseilles, from YouTube:

Five Fingers for Marseilles Movie

You can still watch the festival teaser for Five Fingers for Marseilles here, or the full official trailer here.

Apartheid South Africa: The community of Railway, attached to the remote town of Marseilles, are the victims of brutal police oppression and only the young "Five Fingers" are willing to stand up to them. Their battle is heartfelt but innocent, until hot-headed Tau kills two policemen in an act of passion. He flees, leaving his brothers and friends behind, but his action has triggered a conflict that will leave both Marseilles and the Five Fingers changed. Twenty years later, Tau is released from prison, now a feared and brutal outlaw, "The Lion of Marseilles." But scarred and empty, he renounces violence and returns home desiring only to reconnect with those he left behind. Five Fingers for Marseilles is directed by South African filmmaker Michael Matthews, making his feature directorial debut after a couple of short films previously. The screenplay is written by Sean Drummond. This first premiered at the Toronto Film Festival last year. Uncork'd will finally release Five Fingers for Marseilles in US theaters starting September 7th.

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Wow. This looks very strong. But that little Uncorked flash in the beginning was awful and made the whole production feel cheaper.

DAVIDPD on Aug 27, 2018


We already saw a trailer about this. And it still looks good ...

shiboleth on Aug 28, 2018


Speaking of westerns Bo, have you checked out "Hostiles" on Netflix?

THE_RAW_ on Aug 28, 2018


The first 5 minutes was a punch in the gut to me. But overall I thought it was pretty decent. It's well acted and I felt it was somewhat unpredictable (which is nice). It's got some nice cinematography as well. I'd recommend giving it a watch if you can. Curious to know your thoughts.

THE_RAW_ on Aug 30, 2018


This looks pretty gritty, but I'm interested. 100% on RT is pretty impressive though.

THE_RAW_ on Aug 28, 2018

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