Forced Love

Forced Love is a romantic comedy based on Shakespeare’s ‘Taming of the Shrew’. It centres on two people falling in love despite their serious misgivings about one another.

Forced Love is a romantic comedy based on Shakespeare’s ‘Taming of the Shrew’. It centres on two people falling in love despite their serious misgivings about one another. Kat and Nonlhe Minola are two Cape Town socialites who rule the social scene with an iron fist. After landing up in jail, Kat signs a contract with her dad forcing her into marriage with a complete stranger. Nonhle is forced to take on a Xhosa tutor after failing Xhosa or her father will completely cut her off. These two socialites are about to be tamed by the transformational power of love!

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  • LENGTH: 48 minutes
  • LOCATION: Cape Town
  • DIRECTOR: Itumeleng wa Lehurele and Annalet Steenkamp
  • WRITER: Brendan Pollecut
  • PRODUCTION COMPANY: Penguin Films
  • EPISODES: 4
  • SEASONS: 1
  • YEAR: 2013