South African Original ‘Catching Feelings’ is now on Netflix

Review Ethan / 2023-03-17 23:06:32

Catching Feelings is a Netflix Original from South Africa that's now available for streaming on May 18, 2018. Here’s what you need to know about the movie before and after diving in including the cast list and movie soundtrack.

Although we can’t say it’s the first South African Netflix Original given that Trevor Noah released his standup first, we do believe it’s the first ever Netflix Original movie from the region.

What’s Catching Feelings about?

This dark comedy is about a young, urbane academic who falls in love with his wife.

Netflix describes the film as irreverent and emotional.

What are your reviews?

Mixed. Over on IMDb, it has amassed a score of 6.4 out of 10 albeit from only 35 reviewers. We’ll update this accordingly once Rotten Tomatoes and Netflix reviews start pouring in.

Catching Feelings

  • Kagiso (also writer/director) and Max Matsane
  • Samkelo by Pearl Thusi
  • Akin Omotoso and Joel
  • Andrew Buckland is Heiner

Today, some cast members promoted the movie via social media.

Catching Feelings Netflix Soundtrack

You will find songs not only from South Africa, but from all parts of Africa in the movie. We’ve listed them as they appear in the credits below.

  • Chimanga – Dorothy Masuka
  • Let Me Live – Mpho Pholo & Moneoa Moshesh
  • Lenyora – Philip Tabane
  • Mama Liza – The Movers
  • Ngud (Ilala Vuka) – Kwesta featuring Casper Nyovest
  • Mahlalela, also known as Lazy Bones by Letta Mubulu
  • Noma Themba – Letta Mbulu
  • Voice Inside – Lerato Moiloa
  • Joburg Girl – MXO
  • Ngubani Gama Lakho – MXO
  • Jungle Fever – MXO
  • Bring Back the Love – MXO
  • iZolo – MXO
  • Soweto Disco – The Movers
  • Why are you here – Ishmael Osekre
  • UNH! – Philip Tabane
  • Vidala Para Mi Sombra – Juana Pires Rafael and Ariel Zamonsky
  • Okmalumkoolkat - 100KMACASETTE
  • Monsieur Bon Bon – Ebenhaezer Dibakwane
  • Mpahlenkulu – Mabiza and Zah
  • I Need You – David Kibuuka

Are you familiar with Catching Feelings? Let us know what you thought.


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