Little One

Hope is never lost


Little One
This film was South Africa's entry to the 2013 Oscars. It is the story of a 6 year old girl named Vuyelwa who is left for dead in a field near a township in Johannesburg. She is found by a middle aged woman, who rushes her to hospital. After saving her life,it comes to light that the little girl has been raped and her face badly beaten. To help her cope with the shame and disfigurement, the woman makes her a mask to cover her face.

84 minutes.
Mature Accompaniment under 13 (Violence).
Drama, Family, On the art circuit

Showtimes

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Credits

Cast
Vuyelwa Msimang, Lindiwi Ndlovu, Mutodu Nesheshe, Mpumbi Nyayane, Luzuko Nqeto, Vicky Kente, Jonathan Taylor, Thami Baleka, Richard Lukunku, Sarah Kozwoloski
Director
Darrell Roodt
ScreenplayDarrell Roodt
MusicLaurent Eyquem
CinematographyTrevor Brown
EditingAvril Beukes
Sound formatsDolby Digital, Sony Dynamic Digital Sound, Datasat
Made in2912
Produced byAzari Media, Origin Entertainment

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreDrama
LanguageMild to moderate
NudityNone
SexNone
ViolenceVerbal references to child rape, no depictions
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseAlcohol consumption, no abuse
CommentsThe film has social relevance and is of particular educational value.
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Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Teresa Smith quote iconLittle One is a poignant portrait of the resilence of the human spirit.
10
Die Burger
Laetitia Pople quote iconPrent kyk dieper na bekende SA gegewe.
10

What the People say

Internet
13 Netizens
7

Average .. 45%

9

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