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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, (DVD 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, (DVD 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
Contributor
Screenwriter
Director
Subject
Genre
Language
  • zul
  • xho
  • afr
  • eng
  • zul
  • xho
  • afr
  • 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; original score by, Mark Kilian & Paul Hepker; editor, Megan Gill
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; for language and some strong violent content
Language note
Tsotsi-Taal dialogue with optional English or Spanish subtitles
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
  • Hood, Gavin
  • Miramax Home Entertainment (Firm)
  • Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)
  • Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa
  • Moviworld (Firm)
  • National Film and Video Foundation (South Africa)
  • UK Film & TV Production Company
Runtime
94
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Criminal behavior
  • Murder
  • Redemption
  • Feature films
  • Gangster films
  • Melodrama
  • Foreign films
  • Foreign films, Zulu
  • DVDs
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, (DVD videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based on a novel by Athol Fugard
  • Bonus 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.'
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
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
(OCoLC)ocm66292655
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital
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, (DVD videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based on a novel by Athol Fugard
  • Bonus 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.'
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
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
(OCoLC)ocm66292655
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD

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