Catching Feelings (2017)
Catching Feelings (2017 film)
Catching Feelings is a 2017 South African romantic drama film directed and written by Kagiso Lediga. It stars Kagiso Lediga, Pearl Thusi, Andrew Buckland, Akin Omotoso, Precious Makgaretsa, Kate Liquorish, Tessa Jubber and Loyiso Gola. The film was released on March 9, 2018, by United International Pictures and Ster-Kinekor. The film was available to stream worldwide on May 18, 2018, by Netflix.
The film follows the story of an "urbane young academic and his beautiful wife, as their lives get turned upside down when a celebrated and hedonistic older writer moves into their Johannesburg home with them".
- Kagiso Lediga as Max Matsane
- Pearl Thusi as Samkelo
- Akin Omotoso as Joel
- Precious Makgaretsa as Lazola Yoko
- Andrew Buckland as Heiner Miller
- Zandile Tisani as Kabelo
- Kate Liquorish as Tabitha
- Tyson Cross as Miles
- Tessa Jubber as Nicole
- Loyiso Gola as Zweli
The film was shot in Cape Town and Johannesburg, South Africa in 2016. The film is dedicated in memory of John Volmink, a South African filmmaker who passed away in 2017.
The film premiered at the 2017 Los Angeles Film Festival on June 18, 2017. The film was released on March 9, 2018 in South Africa. On May 18, 2018, the film was available to stream worldwide on Netflix.
The film has received favorable reviews from critics. On the review aggregator website, Rotten Tomatoes, the film holds an approval rating of 100% based on 7 reviews, with a weighted average of 7.25/10.