Poetry, politics, madness, and desire collide in the true story of the woman hailed as South Africa's Sylvia Plath. In 1960s Cape Town, as Apartheid steals the expressive rights of blacks and whites alike, young Ingrid Jonker finds her freedom scrawling verse while frittering through a series of stormy affairs. Amid escalating quarrels with her lovers and her rigid father, a parliament censorship minister, the poet witnesses an unconscionable event that will alter the course of both her artistic and personal lives.
Cast: Carice van Houten, Liam Cunningham, Rutger Hauer, Grant Swanby, Nicholas Pauling
Directed by: Paula van der Oest
Written by: Paula van der Oest
Running time: 1hr 40min
Opens: Mar 02, 2012 NY
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