Brace yourself for a journey of epic proportions as Collision, Netflix’s newest African drama-thriller film makes its way to your screens this Youth Day, 16 June 2022.
Collision cleverly tells the tale of South Africa’s post-apartheid socio-political climate, showcasing the impact freedom has on the nation and her citizens in a gripping way. The film, directed by Fabien Martorell, follows different civilians as they navigate through different challenges, with their multi-faceted lives colliding in an unexpected turn of events.
Set on the eve of a post-Apartheid Freedom Day celebration, a multi-car pile-up in downtown Johannesburg sees an army veteran and housewife’s daughter trapped in the trunk of a notorious gangster car. In another part of town, a spaza shop owner plans out a perfect life with his perfect daughter, who is hiding a huge secret from him that leads to life-altering consequences. Things collide, and nothing is as it seems.
The stellar cast includes South African favourites, Vuyo Dabula, Langley Kirkwood and Tessa Jubber, as Bra Sol, Johan Greser and Diana Greser respectively, whose lives interlink in a fated twist of events. Playing Thando, Cecil and Nicki are Mpho Sebeng, Siphesihle Vazi and Zoey Sneedon, who have their own plans in place before things go haywire. Samke Makhoba and Pheello Kheto also star as a father-daughter duo who want the best for their futures, while Thamsanqa Booi plays Adze, a kind shop owner.
With such an action packed film featuring such a talented cast, you definitely won’t want to miss out. So make sure to check out the trailer for more.