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Mapantsula (1988)
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Call no.:
DVD 022 141
Title:
Mapantsula
Originally produced:
1988
Format:
DVD
Summary:
Panic is a mapantsula, a Zulu term for a petty crook. Set in South Africa, he is imprisoned with Anti-apartheid activists. There he is transformed into a man willing to become involved with social change.
Credits:
Haverbeam and David Hannay present a Max Montocchio production ; an Oliver Schmitz and Thomas Mogotlane film ; screenplay by Oliver Schmitz, Thomas Mogotlane ; directed by Oliver Schmitz.
Publication:
[San Francisco] : California Newsreel, [2008?]
Languages:
Zulu, Afrikaans, English, and Sotho dialog; with English subtitles.
Details:
1 DVD (100 min.) : sound, color
Country of production:
South Africa
Studio(s):
Haverbeam
One Look Productions
Director(s):
Schmitz, Oliver
Screenwriter(s):
Schmitz, Oliver
Montocchio, Max
Mogotlane, Thomas
Producer(s):
Hannay, David
Cast:
Thomas Mogotlone, Marcel Van Heerden, Thembi Mtshali, Dolly Rathebe, Peter Sephuma, Darlington Michaels, Eugene Majola.
Production:
Director of photography, Rod Stewart; editor, Mark Baard; music, The Ouens.
Notes:
Produced by One Look Productions (PTY), Ltd.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1988.
Subjects:
Anti-apartheid movements South Africa Drama.
Genre:
Feature films.
Prison films.
Crime films.
Social problem films.
Motion pictures, South African.
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Location: Van Pelt Video Collection
Format: DVD
Region: NTSC (North America)
Genre: Crime films
Genre: Feature films
Genre: Motion pictures, South African
Genre: Prison films
Year: 1980s
Spoken language: Afrikaans
Spoken language: English
Spoken language: Sotho
Spoken language: Zulu
Subtitles: English
Title: Mapantsula
Director: Schmitz, Oliver
Actor: Mogotlane, Thomas
Actor: Mtshali-Jones, Thembi
Actor: Rathebe, Dolly
Actor: Van Heerden, Marcel
Production studio: Haverbeam
Production studio: One Look Productions
Country of production: South Africa
Screenplay: Original
Film technique: Live action
Cover image available: Yes