"Genuinely uplifting...a satisfying and memorable film." -- Laura Kern, The New York Times
Cape Of Good Hope is a colorful and vibrant mosaic of love and hope. As upbeat and heartwarming as the blockbuster hit Love Actually, this film beautifully connects a number of storylines, all revolving around a Cape Town animal rescue shelter. Its founder, Kate, who seems to relate better to dogs than to people. is involved with a married man, blinding her to the romantic interests of a kind veterinarian. Her receptionist, Sharifa, desperately wants to have a child and is taking extraordinary steps to do so. Meanwhile, Jean Claude, the shelter's handyman, finds himself torn between his love for a single mother and his desire to immigrate to Canada.
Filmed entirely on location in the Cape Town coastal community of Hout Bay, Cape Of Goode Hope is populated with likable characters you come to care about - ordinary people who want to improve their lives. As unexpected plot twists demonstrate, this is possible only by taking a chance. An original comedy, Cape Of Good Hope will win you over and lift your spirits.