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The Umbrella Men directed by John Barker trailer
Mila played by Bronté Snell, Cope played by Rob Van Vuuren, Tiger played by Joey Rasdien, Jerome played by Jaques De Silva, Mortimer played by Keenan Arrison in The Umbrella Men directed by John Barker

Ahead of the International premiere at Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), the first trailer debuted for the South African caper heist comedy feature film, The Umbrella Men.

The Umbrella Men is directed by John Barker (Bunny Chow: Know Thyself, Isibaya) and is written by John Barker and Philip Roberts and stars the captivating talents of Jaques Da Silva, Shamilla Miller ( Love Lies and Hybrids ), Keenan Arrison (Atlantis) and Bronte Snell (Atlantis). The Umbrella Men draws inspiration and comparisons to critical and audience favorites in this incredible ensemble genre including: The LadyKillers, Set It Off, The Inside Man, Sexy Beast, The Italian Job, and Ocean’s Eleven, among others.

An incredible cinematic ride, embracing the best of caper heist comedy set in the colorful and culture-rich Bo-Kaap area of Cape Town The Umbrella Men follows a troupe of musicians who are forced to rob a bank during the city’s Carnival in an effort to save their beloved nightclub – spiritual home to their whole community. The music is written by South African Jazz pianist extraordinaire, Kyle Shepard.

Watch the official trailer for The Umbrella Men

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