uMalusi

You can never run from yourself.


uMalusi
This South African movie is set in a township in East London. A priviledged young black man thinks he is responsible for the death of a female friend, and so flees from his comfortable life into the harsh reality of township life. The experience is eye-opening and harrowing.

79 minutes.
No persons under 16 (Violence).
Drama, On the art circuit

Showtimes

What a way to live!
What a way to live!

Credits

Cast
Sivu Nobongoza, Lucas Sithole, Dadawele Nzo, Ngabonzi Matyeshana
Director
Mlandu Sikwebu
ScreenplayMlandu Sikwebu, Jahmil X.T. Qubeka
MusicLungelo, Wandi
CinematographyJahmil X.T. Qubeka
Sound formats
Made in2008
Produced byZA Kingmakers

FPB Report

Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreDrama
LanguageVery strong and almost continuous
NudityInfrequent, mild
SexOne sex scene, implied
ViolenceProlonged scenes of brutality and strong violence occur a couple of times. Also domestic violence.
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseContinuous use of cocaine and dagga are shown.
CommentsNone
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Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

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Hlengiwe Mnguni quote iconA breath of fresh air and adds a welcome dimension to the multifaceted SA story.
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Average .. 42%

8




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