The White Masai


The White Masai
Based on a true story, a young German tourist sees a local warrior and immediately falls in love. Forsaking her boyfriend, she eventually marries her new beau and tries to fit into his tribal life. However, while things go okay initially, the situation changes when she becomes pregnant and tribal customs don't gel with her upbringing. In English, German and Swahili with English subtitles.

132 minutes.
No persons under 16 (Sex, Nudity).
Drama, Romance, On the art circuit

Showtimes

Just a little cuddle before we slaughter the goat...
Just a little cuddle before we slaughter the goat...

Credits

Cast
Nina Hoss, Jacky Ido, Katja Flint, Antonio Prester, Janek Rieke
Director
Hermine Huntgeburth
ScreenplayJohannes W. Betz, Hermine Huntgeburth, Günter Rohrbach, from the novel by Corinne Hofmann
MusicNiki Reiser
CinematographyMartin Langer
EditingEva Schnare
Sound formatsDolby Digital
SoundtrackNot available
Made in2005
Produced byConstantin Film Produktion GmbH

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreDrama
LanguageStrong, within context
NudityScenes of nudity occur, some close-ups (some in natural context, eg washing in the bush)
SexClearly taking place, no genitalia shown. No lingering closeups on intimate parts of the body.
ViolenceBloody detail
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone
CommentsSome scenes which show traditional, cultural practices of Masai tribe may be disturbing to sensitive viewers.
These details are supplied by the FPB. If you have a problem with any of the above, please take it up directly with the FPB. Read the Classification Guidelines.



Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Mail & Guardian
Shaun de Waal
10
eye Weekly
Adam Nayman
5

What the People say

Internet
512 Netizens
13

Average .. 47%

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