The Bang Bang Club (2010)

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The Bang Bang Club
The Bang Bang Club 2010 poster.jpg
Directed by Steven Silver
Produced by Adam Friedlander
Daniel Iron
Lance Samuels
Written by Steven Silver
Story by Greg Marinovich
João Silva
Starring Ryan Phillippe
Frank Rautenbach
Taylor Kitsch
[Neels Van Jaarsveld]]
Malin Åkerman
Music by Philip Miller
Cinematography Miroslaw Baszak
Edited by Ronald Sanders
Tad Seaborn
Release date
  • 6 May 2011 (2011-05-06) (Canada)
Running time
106 minutes
Country Canada
South Africa

The Bang Bang Club is a 2010 Canadian-South African film written and directed by Steven Silver; the film is an adaptation of the 2000 book, The Bang-Bang Club: Snapshots from a Hidden War, which tells the story of four South African photographers who were active in the townships of the country between 1990 and 1994. The film stars Ryan Phillippe as Greg Marinovich, Frank Rautenbach as Ken Oosterbroek, Taylor Kitsch as Kevin Carter, Neels Van Jaarsveld as João Silva and Malin Åkerman as Robin Comley. The film also sees performances by Patrick Shai, Nick Boraine, Alfred Khumalo, Kgosi Mongake and Vusi Kunene.


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  2. Rotten Tomatoes, The Bang Bang Club, 18 August 2019
  3. Gauteng Film, All about The Bang-Bang Club, 18 August 2019
  4. Roger Ebert, The Bang Bang Club, 18 August 2019
  5. 'The Guardian, The Bang Bang Club – review, 18 August 2019
  6. The Hollywood Reporter, The Bang Bang Club -- Film Revie, 18 August 2019