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The Resource Tsotsi, Miramax Films presents in association with the UK Film & TV Production Company, PLC, The Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa, The National Film & Video Foundation of South Africa and in association with Moviworld ; produced by Peter Fudakowski ; written and directed by Gavin Hood, (videorecording)

Tsotsi, Miramax Films presents in association with the UK Film & TV Production Company, PLC, The Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa, The National Film & Video Foundation of South Africa and in association with Moviworld ; produced by Peter Fudakowski ; written and directed by Gavin Hood, (videorecording)

Label
Tsotsi
Title
Tsotsi
Statement of responsibility
Miramax Films presents in association with the UK Film & TV Production Company, PLC, The Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa, The National Film & Video Foundation of South Africa and in association with Moviworld ; produced by Peter Fudakowski ; written and directed by Gavin Hood
Title variation
Thug
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • zul
  • xho
  • afr
  • eng
  • zul
Summary
A young man running with a criminal gang on the streets of Johannesburg, Tsotsi-a nickname meaning thug-is immersed in a world of violence that seems to leave him unaffected, until he discovers an infant in the backseat of a car he has stolen
Awards note
Academy Awards, USA, 2006: Oscar - Best Foreign Language Film of the Year (South Africa).
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Lance Gewer ; production designer, Emilia Roux ; editor, Megan Gill ; original score, Mark Kilian & Paul Hepker
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
In Zulu, Xhosa, and Afrikaans dialogue ; with English and Spanish subtitles ; closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Presley Chweneyagae, Terry Pheto, Kenneth Nkosi, Mothusi Magano, Zenzo Ngqobe, Zola
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hood, Gavin
  • Chweneyagae, Presley
  • Pheto, Terry
  • Nkosi, Kenneth
  • Magano, Mothusi
  • Ngqobe, Zenzo
  • Zola
  • Fugard, Athol
  • Miramax Films
  • UK Film & TV Production Company
  • Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa
  • Moviworld (Firm)
  • National Film and Video Foundation (South Africa)
Runtime
94
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Criminal behavior
  • Murder
  • Redemption
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Tsotsi, Miramax Films presents in association with the UK Film & TV Production Company, PLC, The Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa, The National Film & Video Foundation of South Africa and in association with Moviworld ; produced by Peter Fudakowski ; written and directed by Gavin Hood, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2005
  • Based on a novel by Athol Fugard
  • Features: alternate endings with optional commentary by screenwriter and director Gavin Hood ; deleted scenes with optional commentary by Gavin Hood ; the making of 'Tsotsi' ; feature commentary with Gavin Hood ; director's short film 'The Storekeeper.' ; Mdlwembe by Zola - music video ; about the soundtrack
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm66292655
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 94 min.)
Isbn
9780788868924
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
786936705362
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
50667
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780788868924
System details
DVD, Dolby digital, widescreen
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Tsotsi, Miramax Films presents in association with the UK Film & TV Production Company, PLC, The Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa, The National Film & Video Foundation of South Africa and in association with Moviworld ; produced by Peter Fudakowski ; written and directed by Gavin Hood, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2005
  • Based on a novel by Athol Fugard
  • Features: alternate endings with optional commentary by screenwriter and director Gavin Hood ; deleted scenes with optional commentary by Gavin Hood ; the making of 'Tsotsi' ; feature commentary with Gavin Hood ; director's short film 'The Storekeeper.' ; Mdlwembe by Zola - music video ; about the soundtrack
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm66292655
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 94 min.)
Isbn
9780788868924
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
786936705362
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
50667
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780788868924
System details
DVD, Dolby digital, widescreen
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD

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