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Title Tsotsi [(DVD) videorecording] / Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa ; Moviworld ; The National Film and Video Foundation of South Africa ; The UK Film & TV Production Company ; written by Gavin Hood ; directed by Gavin Hood.

Publication Info. Burbank, CA : Miramax Home Entertainment, [2006]
Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment.
Location Call No. Status
 Naper Blvd. Adult DVD Foreign Films  ZULU TSO    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (approximately 94 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital.
Language Zulu, Xhosa, Afrikaans dialogue, English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Note Title from container.
Based on the novel by Athol Fugard.
Originally released in 2005.
Special features: alternate endings; deleted scenes; making of; commentaries by Gavin Hood; short film, The storekeeper.
For specific features see interactive menu.
Cast Presley Chweneyagae, Terry Pheto, Kenneth Nkosi, Mothusi Magano, Zenzo Ngqobe, Zola.
Audience MPAA rating: R; for language and some strong violent content.
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 Academy Awards, USA, 2005: Oscar - Best Foreign Language Film of the Year (South Africa).
Subject Criminal behavior -- South Africa -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Murder -- South Africa -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Redemption -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Local Subject ACADEMY AWARD WINNERS, 2005.
Genre Feature films Videodiscs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Hood, Gavin.
Chweneyagae, Presley.
Pheto, Terry.
Nkosi, Kenneth.
Hood, Gavin, screenwriter, director.
Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa.
Moviworld (Firm)
National Film and Video Foundation (South Africa)
UK Film & TV Production Company.
Added Title Thug
Tsotsi (Motion picture)
ISBN 0788868926
Standard No. 786936705362
Music No. 50667 Miramax Home Entertainment
22229 Alliance
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