Established in 1993, Elysian Films is a UK-based producer of award-winning feature films, shorts and documentaies. Its first international feature film, SKIN, starring Sam Neill and Sophie Okonedo, dramatises one of the most bizarre and fascinating true stories to emerge from South Africa (

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Skin Good Hope

Based on the true story of Sandra Laing, a "coloured" girl born to two white Afrikaner parents, unaware of their black ancestry. SKIN is a story of family, forgiveness and the triumph of the human spirit.


SKIN is available on DVD in the US, UK, France, Germany, Scandinavia, Middle East, South Africa and Australia. It is also available for download through iTunes and Amazon Prime/Amazon Instant Video.


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A feature documentary exploring South Africa’s turbulent present and more hopeful future. The country sits on a knife edge; will civil society and a politically engaged younger generation be able to save it? 


Good Hope will explore the problems facing South Africa today, but also offer the solutions in the form of the next generation of entrepreneurs, movers and shakers, politicians, artists, sportsmen and women and philanthropists who will be taking the country forward. Co-produced with Moonlighting Films, for delivery in late 2018.

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