The time is 1950. The place is the St. George's Park Tea Room in Port Elizabeth, the Detroit of South Africa. On a rainy afternoon free of customers, the tiny café's black employees, Sam and Willie, kill time practicing choreography for an annual ballroom dancing contest. Willie, the younger of the two middle-aged men, is unhappy with the lady-friend he's partnering. She misses rehearsals and doesn't know the moves, he says. Sam, a seasoned ballroom competitor, suggests that the frequent "hidings" Willie's been administering might be too harsh a punishment. Let up on the beatings, he advises, and the girl... More >>>