Five Fingers for Marseilles (South Africa: 2017)


Michael Matthews

Cast list

Vuyo Dabula

Zethu Dlomo

Hamilton Dhlamini

Kenneth Nkosi

Mduduzi Mabaso

Aubrey Poolo

Lizwi Vilakazi


Written by Sean Drummond

Produced by Kenneth Gyang and Tom Rowlands-Rees

Cinematography by Shaun Harley Lee

Edited by Daniel Mitchell


A community in the town of Marseilles is thrown into turmoil when young Tau kills two corrupt South African policemen who have been terrorizing the town. When Tau is released from prison 20 years later, he finds a new threat to the town. Tau gets together his old group of companions, the Five Fighters, and sets to save the town in this spaghetti Western style adventure.


Bugbee, Teo. “Review: 'Five Fingers for Marseilles' Takes the Western to South Africa.” The New York Times, The New York Times, 6 Sept. 2018,

Leydon, Joe. “Film Review: 'Five Fingers for Marseilles'.” Variety, Variety, 27 Oct. 2017,

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