New trailer for Travis Taut’s South African action thriller ‘Indemnity’
by Alex Billington
January 13, 2022
“What happens??” “Someone tried to kill me, Moses!” Magnolia Pictures has unveiled a new American trailer for an action thriller from South Africa titled Indemnity, made by an upcoming filmmaker named Travis Taute. This one originally premiered at last year’s Fantasia Film Festival in Montreal, and we presented an early promo trailer last summer for it. Jarrid Patience stars as a traumatized ex-firefighter from Cape Town who wakes up next to his murdered wife without remembering what happened. Marked as the main suspect, he goes on the run and is soon chased by a notorious police chief as well as an unknown third party. He must now fight for his life and find out who killed his wife before the conspiracy changes a nation’s course forever. “Indemnity the lead role, Jarrid Geduld, spent three months training with stunt masters Vernon Willemse and Grant Powell (Fury Road, Tomb Raider) and succeeded in all his own stunts, including a record-breaking hanging stunt performed from the 21st floor. ” Nicole Fortune, Andre Jacobs, Gail Mabalane, and Sin. It still looks like it could be bad.
Here is the latest American trailer (+ new poster) for Travis Taute’s Reimbursement, directly from Magnolia’s YouTube:
You can also watch the original promo trailer for Taute’s Reimbursement here to see the first look reveal again.
A former Cape Town firefighter has been forced to fight for his life after being accused of murdering his wife. As he struggles to survive, connections are revealed between his past, the origins of his PTSD, his wife’s mysterious death, and a government conspiracy with frightening implications. Indemnity is a high-stakes, politically charged action thriller filmed and safely wrapped up during the pandemic. Indemnity is the latest from Cape Town’s production studio Gambit Films, producers of the hit Netflix series Blood & Water and helping to bring South African genre cinema into the mainstream. Reimbursement is both written and directed by South African filmmakers Travis Taute, who debuted as an instructor; he is also co-author of Nosipho Dumisa’s award-winning number 37 and co-director of the short film that preceded it of the same name, as well as author and director of the TV series “Blood & Water”. This first premiered at the 2021 Fantasia Film Fest last year. Magnolia opens Taut’s Reimbursement in select US cinemas + on VOD starts February 11, 2022.