Tsotsi [DVD videorecording] / 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(s): Hood, Gavin | Chweneyagae, Presley | Pheto, Terry | Nkosi, Kenneth | Hood, Gavin [aus, drt] | 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
Material type: FilmFilmLanguage: Zulu, Xhosa, Afrikaans Summary language: English Original language: Zulu, Xhosa, Afrikaans Publisher: Burbank, CA : Miramax Home Entertainment : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, [2006]Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 94 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 inISBN: 0788868926Subject(s): Criminal behavior -- South Africa -- Drama | Murder -- South Africa -- Drama | Redemption -- DramaGenre/Form: Feature films. | Gangster films. | Melodrama. | Gangster -- Feature. | Crime -- Feature. | Melodrama -- Feature. | Melodrama.DDC classification: 791.43/72 LOC classification: PN1995.9.G3 | .T76875 2006
Production Credits: Director of photography, Lance Gewer; original score by, Mark Kilian & Paul Hepker; editor, Megan Gill.
Academy Awards, USA, 2006: Oscar - Best Foreign Language Film of the Year (South Africa).Cast: Presley Chweneyagae, Terry Pheto, Kenneth Nkosi, Mothusi Magano, Zenzo Ngqobe, Zola.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.
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DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital.

Tsotsi-Taal dialogue with optional English or Spanish subtitles.

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Presley Chweneyagae, Terry Pheto, Kenneth Nkosi, Mothusi Magano, Zenzo Ngqobe, Zola.

Director of photography, Lance Gewer; original score by, Mark Kilian & Paul Hepker; editor, Megan Gill.

Based on a novel by Athol Fugard.

MPAA rating: R; for language and some strong violent content.

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.

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.'

Academy Awards, USA, 2006: Oscar - Best Foreign Language Film of the Year (South Africa).

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