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Clifton Springs Library DVD Tso (Text)
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  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 94 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: DVD ; Widescreen.
  • Publisher: [New York] : Miramax Home Entertainment ; c2011.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Echo Bridge Home Entertainment: 76949.
Based on the novel: Tsotsi / by Athol Fugard.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2005.
Bonus features: optional audio commentary by filmmaker Gavin Hood; 2 alternate endings (with optional audio commentary by Hood, 2 min. each); 3 deleted scenes (with optional audio commentary by Hood, 8 min. total); "The making of Tsotsi" featurette (14 min.); short film "The storekeeper" (written & directed by Hood, with optional audio commentary by Hood, 1998, 22 min.); "Mdlwembe" music video (by Zola, 4 min.).
Includes 3 previews of other motion pictures.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Music, Mark Kilian and Paul Hepker ; editor, Megan Gill ; director of photography, Lance Gewer.
Participant or Performer Note:
Presley Chweneyagae, Terry Pheto, Kenneth Nkosi, Mothusi Magano, Zenzo Ngqobe, Zola, Rapulana Sciphomo, Thembi Nyandeni, Jerry Mofokeng, Nambitha Mpumiwana, Ian Roberts, Percy Matsemela.
Summary, etc.:
A young criminal finds a surprise in the backseat of a car he has stolen, which both complicates and enriches his life.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R; for language and some strong violent content.
System Details Note:
DVD format; NTSC, region 1; Dolby digital 5.1 surround, widescreen (2.35:1), enhanced for 16x9 televisions.
Language Note:
In Tsotsitaal, with optional English or Spanish subtitles.
Subtitled in English for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH).
Subject: Fugard, Athol > Film adaptations.
Criminals > South Africa > Johannesburg > Drama.
Infants > South Africa > Johannesburg > Drama.
Criminal behavior > South Africa > Drama.
Murder > South Africa > Drama.
Redemption > Drama.
Genre: Melodramas (Motion pictures)
Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Gangster films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Gangster > Feature.
Crime > Feature.
Melodrama > Feature.

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