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0788868926

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DVD

Widescreen ; DVD.

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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  • 3 of 3 copies available at OWWL.

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DVD 2 Afrikaans 1 English 1 Xhosa 1 Bantu (Other) 1 Zulu 1 All formats and editions 2
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Bloomfield Public Library DVD TSOTSI (Text)
DVDs
52133100087267
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Gainesville Public Library - Silver Springs DVD TSO (Text)
Videos
52111100158114
Available
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Wood Library Association - Canandaigua DVD TSO (Text)
Adult Foreign Video
31846002568268
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Record details

  • ISBN: 0788868926
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 94 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen ; DVD.
  • Publisher: Burbank, CA : Miramax Home Entertainment : [2006]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
Based on the novel by Athol Fugard.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2005.
Participant or Performer Note:
Presley Chweneyagae, Terry Pheto, Kenneth Nkosi, Mothusi Magano, Zenzo Ngqobe, Zola.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R; for language and some strong violent content.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital.
Language Note:
Zulu, Xhosa, Afrikaans dialogue, English subtitles; closed-captioned.
Awards Note:
Academy Awards, USA, 2006: Oscar - Best Foreign Language Film of the Year (South Africa).
Subject: Criminal behavior > South Africa > Drama.
Murder > South Africa > Drama.
Redemption > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Foreign films > South Africa.
Gangster films.
Melodrama.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Gangster > Feature.
Crime > Feature.
Melodrama > Feature.
Melodrama.


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