419 (SIFF 2012)

419 is named for the section of the Nigerian criminal code that prohibits obtaining money or property through fraudulence. This film documents the experiences of 3 friends, Ned, Scott, and Mike, as they travel to South Africa on a quest to confront the man who had swindled Matt out of $30,000 via an internet scam. Ned is an aspiring filmmaker and decided to make a documentary out of their experiences, and as we watch them get deeper and deeper into questionable situations, you can’t help but wonder at their continued decisions to keep pursuing their original goal.

Provided Film Synopsis
When a struggling American actor loses everything in an Internet scam, he and his buddies fly to South Africa to hunt down the perpetrators, only to find themselves being pursued by the nefarious Cape Town’s underworld.

Movie Details

  • Directed By:

    • Ned Thorne
  • Cast Members:

    • Cara Loften
    • Emilea Wilson
    • Ezra Mabengeza
    • Mike Ivers
    • Ned Thorne
    • Scott Kerns
  • Countries:

    • South Africa
    • USA
  • Languages:

    • English
    • Xhosa
  • Genres:

    • Buddy Picture
    • Crime/Mystery
    • Documentary
    • Social Issues
    • Thriller