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Glam Girl Gang

In the sprawling landscape of South Africa, a quartet of formidable women emerges from the shadows: Samantha, known only as "THE DRIVER," Thandiwe, the cunning mastermind referred to as "THE HACKER," Immaculate, whose indomitable strength earns her the moniker "THE MUSCLE," and the recent addition to their ranks, the enigmatic recruit named Jackie. United by their shared desire to dismantle the pervasive corruption that plagues their society, these women form an audacious all-female gang.

Yet, their pursuit of justice takes an unexpected turn when Leeu Strydom, a haunted soul burdened with the weight of post-traumatic stress disorder, enters the fray. Leeu, once an esteemed owner and instructor at a shooting academy, joins the relentless pursuit of the girls and their chief nemesis. This convergence sets in motion a treacherous game, where politics and power intertwine with dangerous consequences.

As the gang meticulously devises their audacious heists and intricate scams, they face a pivotal choice between hoarding the spoils of their endeavors and reuniting with their estranged children. Meanwhile, Leo's unwavering commitment to apprehend the women, coupled with his own faltering memory stemming from a concussion suffered during a daring heist, causes the foundations of his marriage to crumble.

In the backdrop of contrasting townships and opulent suburbs, the ultimate test of the gang's mettle unfolds—a high-stakes heist that will determine whether they can elude both the relentless pursuit of the law and the shadows of their own pasts. As Thandiwe, the fierce leader of the gang, wrestles with her own demons, the delicate thread of synchronicity becomes the linchpin to their survival and success.

In this riveting narrative by Oliver North, the captivating tale of these resilient women takes shape against the vivid tapestry of South Africa. Their journey is one of sacrifice, courage, and resilience, where the boundary between right and wrong blurs in a dance of fate. The haunting question remains: At what cost will Thandiwe and her band of audacious warriors bring about the synchronicity that will shape their destinies?

  • Oliver North
    Mier "The Ant"
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  • Genres:
    Crime, Action
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  • Country of Origin:
    South Africa
  • Language:
    Afrikaans, Southern Sotho
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Writer Biography - Oliver North

Oliver North is a highly accomplished South African screenwriter with a passion for telling stories that inspire change. His recent project, a proof-of-concept feature trailer titled "MIER," focuses on the struggles of the Khoisan people in their fight for the resources of the Kalahari. Supported by the National Film and Video Foundation, the project was initiated in early 2019 and successfully completed in June 2020.

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Writer Statement

Glam Girl Gang is a thrilling crime drama that takes an unflinching look at the harsh reality of poverty and inequality in post-apartheid Johannesburg. The film tells the story of a group of young, middle-class women who are forced to confront the stark contrast between the rich and the poor when they find themselves on the wrong side of the law. With its unique setting and bold, unapologetic approach, Glam offers a fresh perspective on a universal issue that affects us all, and is sure to captivate audiences with its powerful message and thought-provoking narrative. Whether you're a fan of crime thrillers, social dramas, or simply want to experience something new and different, Glam is the film that you won't want to miss. So come and join us on a journey through the harsh, unforgiving world of Johannesburg, and witness the unforgettable tale of the Glam Girl Gang.