Xolani, a lonely factory worker, travels to the rural mountains with the men of his community to initiate a group of teenage boys into manhood. When a defiant initiate from the city discovers his best-kept secret, Xolani's entire existence begins to unravel.
Some stories can't be retold
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The Wound deals with the traditional Xhosa initiation into manhood. All actors cast were first language Xhosa speakers with direct experience of the initiation. See more