Ouma se Slim Kind


Ouma se Slim Kind
This award-winning South African movie is about an retarded orphaned six-year-old boy who is taken in by a young black boy and a caring old white lady. They settle down into a happy if unconventional family unit. When the orphan is forced to go to school, he encounters problems with the local bully and his gang. In spite of some help from a young girl and an old man, he is forced to face up to his tormenters and discovers compassion and family love.

95 minutes.
No persons under 10.
Drama, On the art circuit

Showtimes

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Credits

Cast
Annalise Bosch, Renier Basson, Hykie Berg, Quinne Brown, Dawid Minnaar, Lucas Maree
Director
Gustav Kuhn
ScreenplayGustav Kuhn
MusicBenjamin Willem
CinematographyMarius van Graan
EditingC.A. van Aswegen
Sound formats
SA distributorSter-Kinekor
Made in2007
Produced bySouthern Sky Pictures

Official Site

Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreDrama
LanguageMild
NudityNone
SexNone
ViolenceStrongly implied, also psychological violence
PrejudiceFairly strong
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone
CommentsPrejudice in terms of racism as well as prejudice against a mentally retarded boy, resulting in his humiliation and cruel bullying form part of the core issues in this movie. It is disturbing not only in terms of explicit violence, but also in a psychological sense.
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

Cape Argus / The Star
Diane de Beer
5
Die Burger
Laetitia Pople
10
Mail & Guardian
Shaun de Waal
6
The Citizen
Leon van Nierop
10
24.com
Alistair Fairweather
1

Average .. 32%

6




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