Feature Film

On a failed romantic island getaway, straight-laced orthodontist, Dr Shaloba Molefe decides to kidnap her unravelling family and won’t let them leave until they love her again…Brace Yourself!

This project is selected for Thuthuka, a collaboration between the NL Filmfund and the National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) of South-Africa.
It is also selected for the CineMart & Berlinale co-production Market 2023.


  • Director: Thati Pele
  • Script: Thati Pele
  • Producers: Cait Pansegrouw & Elias Ribeiro, Urucu (SA), Frank Hoeve BALDR Film (NL)
  • Financiers: NL Film Fund, NFVF, Creative Europe