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149 Ratings

Number 37

Nommer 37

Directed by Nosipho Dumisa
South Africa, 2018


Randall is a low level criminal recently crippled in an illicit deal gone wrong. Randall, wheelchair-bound in his apartment in Cape Town, is heavily indebted to a loan shark. The gift of a pair of binoculars gives him an opportunity to get the money he so desperately needs, but at great risk.

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Number 37 Directed by Nosipho Dumisa

Critics reviews

Cheerfully derivative yet doggedly entertaining, “Number 37” benefits from Dumisa’s slick execution and impressive acting by her small cast.
November 08, 2018
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If you’re going to steal, steal from the best. That certainly applies to South African writer-director Nosipho Dumisa, who takes the premise of one of her favorite films, Alfred Hitchcock’s voyeuristic man-in-a-wheelchair thriller Rear Window (1954), and gives it a grittier, much more sanguine spin in her debut feature, Number 37.
March 13, 2018
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