Netflix Set To Release “A Soweto Love Story”
Netflix is set to release “A Soweto Love Story,” a romantic comedy produced by Quizzical Pictures and directed by Rolisizwe Nikiwe, with co-writers Zelipa Zulu and Darrel Bristow-Bovey. The film, starring Duduzile Ngcobo as Bongekile Ngubeni, revolves around a mother taking charge of her sons’ failing relationships, pushing them to prove themselves. Inspired by the Nigerian film “A Naija Christmas,” it delves into the challenges of modern dating, infused with humor and featuring a talented cast including Lunga Shabalala, Sparky Xulu, and Ray Neo Buso, among others.
Additionally, Showmax is premiering “Matilda en Matthys,” a rom-com directed by Bibi Slippers. The plot follows a writer and a tech entrepreneur engaging in fake dates for research, only to find themselves unexpectedly falling in love. The film explores the dynamics of opposites attracting, with standout performances by Bertha le Roux-Wahl, Pietie Beyers, and Mojak Lehoko.
For social media enthusiasts, “Forever Yena” offers an intriguing narrative. It chronicles the mishaps of celebrity influencer couple Penny and Kwanda as they accidentally livestream their relationship meltdown before Valentine’s Day. With a lucrative deal at stake, they must reconcile their differences to salvage both their relationship and careers.
Lastly, “Intlawulo,” a debut film by Thandokazi Msumza, tells the complex story of Bucks, who navigates love and reconciliation with his late best friend’s sister. Featuring a talented ensemble cast, including Khojane Morai and Kealeboga Masango, the film promises to resonate with audiences through its portrayal of relatable characters and relationship struggles.