It’s a Wrap on Greg Latter’s LET ME SURVIVE


Filming has finished on the Greg Latter adapted film, LET ME SURVIVE, directed by Eduardo Rossoff and produced by Jean-Luc Van Damme for Banana Films.

The movie tells the story of Kate's (played by Kierston Wareing) ill-advised decision to join her ex-husband on a stolen yacht, accompanied by their young daughter. Engulfed in a raging storm, the reunited family are forced to abandon ship off the coast of West Africa. Trapped in a life boat they must contend not only with the elements, but also each other.

You can see a trailer for the film here and it is also listed on IMDb.

Greg Latter visits the set of NIGHT TRAIN TO LISBON


The Greg Latter co-scripted NIGHT TRAIN TO LISBON recently started filming on location in Lisbon, Portugal. Greg went out to see how things were developing last weekend, and ended up having a great time on set with star Jeremy Irons (pictured, right, with Greg and his wife Elise).

The film is a co-production between Studio Hamburg and C-Films and stars Jeremy Irons, Jack Huston, Bruno Ganz, Charlotte Rampling and Christopher Lee. It is directed by Palme D'Or, Academy Award and Golden Globe winner Bille August.

Greg Latter’s BLACK BUTTERFLIES cleans up at the South African Film and TV Awards 2012


The Greg Latter scripted BLACK BUTTERFLIES, having already experienced awards success at the Tribeca Film Festival and Dutch film awards The Golden Calves, enjoyed a triumphant homecoming, winning the majority of the film prizes - including best feature film - at the South African Film and TV Awards ceremony on Sunday evening (11th March).

After its American release last week, BLACK BUTTERFLIES was nominated in nine categories, and ended up garnering the awards for Best Feature Film; Best Cinematography; Best Production Design; Best Music Composition; Best Costume Design and Best Hair and Make-up in a Feature Film.

The South African Film and Television Awards, or the Golden Horns, are now in their sixth year. They are awarded by the National Film and Video Foundation of South Africa for excellence in the creative visual arts, performance and drama. Previous winners of the main award include the Oscar winning Tsotsi and another of Greg's films, Goodbye Bafana.

Greg's latest project, NIGHT TRAIN TO LISBON, directed by the Palme D'Or, Academy Award and Golden Globe winning Bille August, went into production last week.

Greg Latter's BLACK BUTTERFLIES opens in Manhattan to excellent reviews


The Greg Latter scripted BLACK BUTTERFLIES was a critics' pick in this week's New York Times ahead of its New York opening. The film previously played in the city during the Tribeca Film Festival where it garnered strong reviews and made many critics' festival watch lists, including Sound on Sight and indieWIRE.

BLACK BUTTERFLIES, directed by Paula van der Oest, is the story of Ingrid Jonker, the women hailed as the South African Sylvia Plath. Greg's script is set in 1960s Cape Town, as a young Jonker discovers her creative voice amid the stifling atmosphere of apartheid and the overbearing eye of her rigid father, a government censorship minister (played by Rutger Hauer). As tensions rise, Ingrid witnesses an unconscionable event that will determine the route of both her creative and personal life.

The full New York Times article can be found here.

You can watch the trailer here.