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Tsotsi [videorecording] / Miramax Films ... [et al.] ; in association with MoviWorld ; screenplay by Gavin Hood ; produced by Peter Fudakowski ; directed by Gavin Hood
Alternate Title Storekeeper [Videorecording]
[New York] : Miramax Home Entertainment ; Burbank, CA : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, [2006?], c2005
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 Videos/2nd Flr  PR9369.3.F8 T711 2006    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Criminals -- South Africa -- Johannesburg -- Drama
Infants -- South Africa -- Johannesburg -- Drama
Criminal behavior -- South Africa -- Drama
Murder -- South Africa -- Drama
Redemption -- Drama
Feature films
Fiction films
Gangster films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Physical Description 1 videodisc (ca. 94 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Note - System Details DVD, region 1, NTSC; Dolby digital 5.1 surround, widescreen (2.35:1), enhanced for 16x9 televisions
Language In Tsotsitaal, with optional English or Spanish subtitles; subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing
Cast Presley Chweneyagae, Terry Pheto, Kenneth Nkosi, Mothusi Magano, Zenzo Ngqobe, Zola, Rapulana Sciphomo, Thembi Nyandeni, Jerry Mofokeng, Nambitha Mpumiwana, Ian Roberts, Percy Matsemela
Credits Music, Mark Kilian and Paul Hepker ; editor, Megan Gill ; director of photography, Lance Gewer
Note Based on the novel: Tsotsi / by Athol Fugard
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2005
Bonus features: optional audio commentary by filmmaker Gavin Hood; 2 alternate endings (with optional audio commentary by Hood, 2 min. each); 3 deleted scenes (with optional audio commentary by Hood, 8 min. total); "The making of Tsotsi" featurette (14 min.); short film "The storekeeper" (written & directed by Hood, with optional audio commentary by Hood, 1998, 22 min.); "Mdlwembe" music video (by Zola, 4 min.)
Includes 3 previews of other motion pictures
MPAA rating: R; for language and some strong violent content
Summary A young criminal finds a surprise in the backseat of a car he has stolen, which both complicates and enriches his life
Awards Audience Award for Best Feature Film, AFI Film Festival; People's Choice Award, Toronto Film Festival; Audience Award, Edinburgh Film Festival; Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film
Alternate Author Hood, Gavin
Chweneyagae, Presley
Pheto, Terry
Nkosi, Kenneth
Magano, Mothusi
Fugard, Athol. Tsotsi
Moviworld (Firm)
Miramax Home Entertainment (Firm)
Miramax Films
Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)
Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa
National Film and Video Foundation (South Africa)

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