Born into Struggle


This film takes a look at life in exile for a dissident South African family. Dad, labelled a 'dangerous communist' fled South Africa for England in 1963, leaving his pregnant wife behind. She and her newborn son joined him a few months later, and they struggled to make a life in England. As the years went past the family suffered, including from the effects of alcohol and drugs. Son and dad returned to SA in 1990 to start working on the New South Africa.


75 minutes.
Mature Accompaniment under 10 (Language).
Drama, On the Art Circuit.

Showtimes

Almost warm enough for a braai!
Almost warm enough for a braai!

Credits

Cast
The Desai Family
Director
Rehad Desai
ScreenplayRehad Desai
MusicRichard Hartley
CinematographyPeter Levy
Sound formatsDolby Digital
SA distributor Ster-Kinekor
Made in2005
Produced byHD Vision Studios, Home Box Office, BBC Films, Company Pictures, DeMann Filmed Entertainment, Labrador Films





Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus
Yunus Kemp
10
The Cape Times
Peter Tromp
15
Sunday Times
Barry Ronge
10

Average .. 58%

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