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Author: Gavin HoodPeter FudakowskiPresley ChweneyagaeTerry PhetoKenneth NkosiAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Miramax Home Entertainment : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, [2006]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : ZuluView all editions and formats
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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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Genre/Form: Fiction films
Gangster films
Films for the hearing impaired
Feature films
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Gavin Hood; Peter Fudakowski; Presley Chweneyagae; Terry Pheto; Kenneth Nkosi; Athol Fugard; 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.
ISBN: 0788868926 9780788868924
OCLC Number: 1029426957
Language Note: Tsotsi-Taal dialogue with optional English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Notes: Based on a novel by Athol Fugard.
Originally produced in 2005 as a motion picture.
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.'
Credits: Director of photography, Lance Gewer; original score by, Mark Kilian & Paul Hepker; editor, Megan Gill.
Cast: Presley Chweneyagae, Terry Pheto, Kenneth Nkosi, Mothusi Magano, Zenzo Ngqobe, Zola.
Awards: Academy Awards, USA, 2006: Oscar - Best Foreign Language Film of the Year (South Africa).
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R; for language and some strong violent content.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 94 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD ; widescreen format (2.35:1 aspect ratio) ; chapter search ; Dolby Digital.
Other Titles: Thug
Responsibility: 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 ; written and directed by Gavin Hood ; produced by Peter Fudakowski.

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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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