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Tears in the Rain - a locally shot short film - has picked up one of the major awards from the SciFi Underground Film Fest which took place in Munich recently. The 11-minute film - a stylistic homage to the 1982 Ridley Scott classic film Blade Runner - received the Best Acting Award for the two cast members - Sean Cameron Michael and Russel Savadier. Commenting on the win‚ Cameron Michael (Black Sails‚ Shooter)‚ said in a statement on Wednesday: "I am truly honoured to share an award with the legendary Russel Savadier. Actors are driven by passion and good storytelling‚ not winning awards‚ so all kudos must go to Chris Harvey and his team for their relentless dedication. I could not be prouder to represent South African filmmaking on a global scale." Savadier (The Bang Bang Club) commented: "I'm absolutely thrilled. What a wonderful honour - and a real tribute to the extraordinary passion of director Chris Harvey who has worked tirelessly to make sure that the film saw the light of ...

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