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A Boy Called Twist

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Writer/director Tim Greene takes Charles Dickens' classic novel of an orphan in Victorian England and transports it to present-day Cape Town, South Africa, for his feature debut, Boy Called Twist. Newcomer Jarrid Geduld stars as the boy, who is sent to an orphanage when his mother dies shortly after giving birth to him. He's given his new name by Mrs. Corlet (Terry Norton), an orphanage director with a literary bent. Years later, with the orphanage in dire financial straits, Corlet sells a group of the...more

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