Sarafina!


This is the digitally-enhanced director's cut re-release of the 1992 film, based on the smash stage play. Sarafina is a young girl at high school in Soweto in 1976, who becomes involved in the student protests and riots at the time. The uprising was very violent, and was met with violence, as the students and government forces battled for control. The film is being re-released to mark the 30th anniversary of the uprising.

100 minutes.
Mature Accompaniment under 10 (Violence).
Drama, Musical.

Showtimes

Thirty years on...
Thirty years on...

Credits

Cast
Leleti Khumalo, Whoopi Goldberg, Miriam Makeba, John Kani, Dumisani Dlamini, Mbongeni Ngema, Sipho Kunene
Director
Darrell Roodt
ScreenplayMbongeni Ngema, William Nicholson, from the play by Ngema
MusicStanley Myers, Mbongeni Ngema
CinematographyMark Vicente
Sound formatsDolby
SoundtrackAvailable
SA distributorUIP
Made in1992
Produced byBBC, Distant Horizons, Hollywood Pictures, Ideal, Les Films Ariane, Miramax Films, Vanguard Productions, Videovision Entertainment

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Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Mail & Guardian
Shaun de Waal
12
Sunday Times
Barry Ronge
10
Chicago Sunday Times
Roger Ebert
10

What the People say

Internet
429 Netizens
11

Average .. 54%

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