The biggest movie releases in South Africa this week

Following a busy holiday schedule there are only two big releases this week, as the rest of January will see “Oscar season” kick into full swing.

Still, there’s plenty to keep you entertained in front of the silver screen this week.

You can find the list of movies releasing this week below.

Manchester by the Sea

Age restriction: TBA

Run time: 137 min

Starring: Casey Affleck, Michelle Williams, Kyle Chandler

Directed by: Kenneth Lonergan


Manchester by the Sea tells the story of the Chandler family, a working class family from Massachusetts.

After Lee”s (Casey Affleck) older brother Joe (Kyle Chandler) suddenly passes away, he is made the legal guardian of his nephew (Lucas Hedges). Lee is forced to deal with a tragic past that separated him from his wife Randi (Michelle Williams) and the community where he was born and raised.


Age restriction: PG

Run time: 89 min

Starring: Elle Fanning, Dane DeHaan, Maddie Ziegler

Directed by: Eric Summer, Éric Warin


Félicie is an orphan girl with a passion for dancing. With the help of her best friend, Victor, she manages to escape from the Brittany orphanage and travel all the way to Paris, where many challenges and intriguing encounters await her.

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