Wednesday, 15 June 2011

Africa United (2010)

Sports drama, kids, and Third World poverty porn come together in Africa United, where a ragtag crew trek across Africa to attend the World Cup.

The director plays the world’s saddest song so skilfully on the world’s smallest violin so that your white man’s guilt may feel even more painful.

 It's like watching The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and realising that for its emotional manipulation, our protagonists were never in any real danger.

Read my full review at Fridae, first published on 15 June 2011.

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