A coming-of-age drama about an unlikely friendship and the intensity of first love.
I slip into Thandi’s bed in the night.
I crack her ribs and climb deep inside her chest
So I never have to leave.
Klippies is a coming-of-age drama about an unlikely friendship and the intensity of first love. Set in the twentieth year of South Africa's democracy, two girls struggle to navigate their troubled past.
Yolandi is the rebel, Thandi the school swot. In the scorching heat of a Johannesburg summer, an unexpected bond is formed. Two girls battle their way through unfamiliar feelings and the guilt of their country’s legacy. As they wait for the rains to come, their worlds come crashing together and we’re asked - are we ever really free from the scars of the past?