NEPTUNE FROST - STARBURST Magazine

NEPTUNE FROST – STARBURST Magazine

It’s hard to do justice to the plot of Neptune Frost, described as a musical using intersex characters and Afrofuturism. It’s hard to knock its dazzling visuals and regardless of what you’ll make of the story, which requires the utmost attention and is often mesmerising, it’s impossible not to be moved by the visuals and…

The Afrofuturist Musical Romance of Neptune Frost

The Afrofuturist Musical Romance of Neptune Frost

Being the first Afro/cyberpunk musical to premiere at the Cannes Film Festival, Neptune Frost’s reputation precedes it. Shot on location in Rwanda, Saul Williams and Anisia Uzeyman’s debut feature is a breathtaking achievement, a standalone movie that feels like it could spawn a new genre. The plot follows Matalusa (Bertrand Ninteretse), a young laborer at…