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Soweto green

Author: Carl FischerRichard GreenDavid ListerJohn KaniL Scott CaldwellAll authors
Publisher: Santa Monica, CA : Xenon Entertainment Group, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Dr. Curtis Tshabalala, a South African expatriate living in Beverly Hills with his American wife Cora returns to his Soweto homeland with hopes of planting trees and dreams of a utopian South Africa. Cora's delicate sensibilities are offended when she sees the shanty town Curtis calls home and the goat sacrifice ceremony that welcomes them. A comdey of manners and errors ensues as the doctor attempts to beautify his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Carl Fischer; Richard Green; David Lister; John Kani; L Scott Caldwell; Sandra Prinsloo; Casper De Vries; Cobus Rossouw; Zukile Ggobose; Toron Screen Corporation.; Xenon Entertainment Group.
OCLC Number: 45090046
Credits: Screenplay, Mfundi Vundla, Patrick Lee, Edgar Bold ; director of photography, Vincent G. Cox ; editors, Alastair Henderson, John Gosling, Marinda Joubert ; music, Jonas Gwangwa.
Performer(s): Cast: John Kani, L. Scott Caldwell, Sandra Prinsloo, Casper De Vries, Cobus Rossouw, Zukile Ggobose, Nkhensani Manganyi.
Description: 1 videocassette (100 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Responsibility: [presented by] Xenon Entertainment and Toron Screen Corporation ; produced by Carl Fischer and Richard Green ; directed by David Lister.

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Dr. Curtis Tshabalala, a South African expatriate living in Beverly Hills with his American wife Cora returns to his Soweto homeland with hopes of planting trees and dreams of a utopian South Africa. Cora's delicate sensibilities are offended when she sees the shanty town Curtis calls home and the goat sacrifice ceremony that welcomes them. A comdey of manners and errors ensues as the doctor attempts to beautify his homeland: Old attitudes and prejudices still prevail and cross-cultural communication faulters in a nation in the throes of an identity crisis.

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