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The next Nollywood film in Ster-Kinekor’s latest attempt to bring us the world of African cinema is Untamed. Since the film was not previewed, it is a little hard to tell what it’s about, but it seems to be quite different from the usual Nollywood fare.
From the looks of it, it covers some fairly unexplored themes in the greater African context in that it reflects on transgender and bisexual issues with some old- fashioned moral judgements thrown into the mix.
It stars Patience Ozorkwo, Van Vicker, Chinwe Isaac and Deborah King – names which may not be familiar to regular South African film patrons, but all with meaning to Nolly fans.
In the film, Vera (now here’s where it becomes interesting because the information sent out by the distribution company doesn’t specify who plays what character, and this isn’t exactly a film you’re going to find on imdb.com) is caught cheating by her lover Alice, at a