Five Fingers for Marseilles

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Five Fingers for Marseilles
Five Fingers for Marseilles.jpg
Film poster
Directed by Michael Matthews
Produced by
  • Asger Hussain
  • Yaron Schwartzman
  • Sean Drummond
  • Michael Matthews
Written by Sean Drummond
Music by James Matthes
Cinematography Shaun Harley Lee
Edited by Daniel Mitchell
Game 7 Films
Be Phat Motel Company
Distributed by Indigenous Film Distribution
Release date
  • 8 September 2017 (2017-09-08) (TIFF)
  • 6 April 2018 (2018-04-06) (South Africa)
Running time
120 minutes
Country South Africa
Language Sesotho

Five Fingers for Marseilles is a 2017 South African Western thriller film directed by Michael Matthews.[1] It was screened in the Discovery section at the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival.[2]


  • Vuyo Dabula as Tau
  • Zethu Dlomo as Lerato
  • Hamilton Dhlamini as Sepoko
  • Kenneth Nkosi as Bongani
  • Mduduzi Mabaso as Luyanda
  • Aubrey Poolo as Unathi
  • Lizwi Vilakazi as Sizwe
  • Anthony Oseyemi as Congo
  • Jerry Mofokeng as Jonah
  • Ntsika Tiyo as Zulu
  • Kenneth Fok as Wei
  • Warren Masemola as Thuto
  • Garth Breytenbach as Officer De Vries


On review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes, the film holds an approval rating of 80%, based on 15 reviews, and an average rating of 6.9/10.[3]


  1. ^ Vourlias, Christopher (16 June 2016). "South African Thriller 'Five Fingers' Launches Production With All-Star Cast". Variety. Penske Business Media. Retrieved 29 August 2017.
  2. ^ Pond, Steve (22 August 2017). "Toronto Film Festival Adds International Films, Talks With Angelina Jolie and Javier Bardem". TheWrap. Retrieved 28 August 2017.
  3. ^ "Five Fingers for Marseilles (2018)". Rotten Tomatoes. Fandango Media. Retrieved 4 September 2018.

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