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Boy Called Twist (2004)

115 min | Drama

Boy Called Twist is the harrowing tale of a South African street-kid's search for love, based on Charles Dickens' classic Oliver Twist. Growing up neglected in a rural orphanage, Twist escapes to the unpredictable freedom of Cape Town, ...See moreBoy Called Twist is the harrowing tale of a South African street-kid's search for love, based on Charles Dickens' classic Oliver Twist. Growing up neglected in a rural orphanage, Twist escapes to the unpredictable freedom of Cape Town, where he falls in with Fagin's gang of street urchins. With a gritty honesty steeped in its vibrant characters, Boy called Twist superbly captures the contemporary equivalents of Dickens' seedy individuals as it shadows the timeless tale in its own inimitable style. Written by Tim Greene See less
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Charles Dickens (novel) | Tim Greene (screenplay)
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Mike Berg (as Michael Berg)
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R2,400,000
Gross (World)
$177
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Release date
Jun 16, 2006 (United States)

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Bart Fouche
Bill Sykes Bill Sykes   See fewer
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Bill Curry
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Terry Norton
Mrs. Corlet Mrs. Corlet   See fewer
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Chester Chester   See fewer
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Magistrate Magistrate   See fewer
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Ernestine Deane
Shamilla Bassedien Shamilla Bassedien   See fewer
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Charlton George
Detective Detective   See fewer
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Amrain Ismail-Essop
Charlotte Charlotte   See fewer
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Dickie Dickie   See fewer
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Stella Magaba
Francine Mathanda (as Stella Makgaba) Francine Mathanda (as Stella Makgaba)   See fewer
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Johan Malherbe
Brakwater Brakwater   See fewer
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Ndyebo Mgaga
Charley Bates Charley Bates   See fewer
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Mabou Nyakatya
Patience Patience   See fewer
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Patrick John Walton
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7 / 10 | 146 votes