Thina Sobabili

Thina Sobabili
A local film about a brother and sister living in Alexandra township. The siblings escape a tragedy and build a life together where the big brother is over protective of his younger sister. As we witness her coming of age story in a neighbourhood where there seems to be no escape, she start making decisions that put her in harm's way. As a result, the two share a very strained relationship and she is driven into the arms of an older man, as her way to rebel and escape what she thinks is a bleak future. The brother, determined to put an end to this relationship is overcome by rage and this leads him to make a decision that ends in a tragedy. In Zulu language with English subtitles.

98 minutes.
No persons under 16 (Language, Violence, Sexual Violence).
Drama, South African.
I've got my eye on you ...


Emmanuel Nkosinathi Gweva, Busisiwe Mtshali, Zikhona Sodlaka, Richard Lukunku, Mpho (Popps) Modikoane, Thato Dhladla, Hazel Mhlaba, Kope Makgae, Thembi Nyandeni
Ernest Nkosi
ScreenplayMosibudi Pheeha, Ernest Nkosi
MusicMpho Nthangeni
CinematographyMotheo Moeng
EditingWarwick Allan
Sound formatsStereo
Made in2015
Produced byMonarchy Group

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

LanguageStrong, frequent
SexNone (sic)
ViolenceStrong, domestic violence
Drug abuseNone
CommentsContains scenes of sexual violence.
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Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Helen Herimbi quote iconKasi film's realism hits hard.
Die Burger
Rozanne Els quote iconSeer om dié kinders te hóór.

Average .. 63%



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