Tsotsi (2005)


The South African multi-award winning film about a young South African boy from the ghetto named Tsotsi, meaning Gangster. Tsotsi, who left home as a child to get away from helpless parents, finds a baby in the back seat of a car that he has just stolen. He decides that it his responsibility to take care of the baby and in the process learns that maybe the gangster life isn’t the best way.

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Movie Score: 7/10 from 140 votes
Release Date: 2005-08-18
Status: Released
Run time: 94 min / 1:34
Production Studio : Movieworld Productions, Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa, UK Film & TV Production Company, National Film & Video Foundation of South Africa
Production Country: South Africa
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Tsotsi Casts

Presley Chweneyagae
as Tsotsi
Jerry Mofokeng
as Morris
Terry Pheto
as Miriam
Kenneth Nkosi
as Aap
Zenzo Ngqobe
as Butcher
as Fela
Rapulana Seiphemo
as John Dube
Nambitha Mpumlwana
as Pumla Dube
Ian Roberts
as Captain Smit
Percy Matsemela
as Sergeant Zuma
Thembi Nyandeni
as Soekie
Owen Sejake
as Gumboot Dlamini
Israel Makoe
as Tsotsi's father
Sindi Khambule
as Tsotsi's Mother
Benny Moshe
as Young Tsotsi
Mothusi Magano
as Boston

Tsotsi Crew

Directing Gavin Hood Director
Production Peter Fudakowski Producer
Sound Paul Hepker Original Music Composer
Sound Mark Kilian Original Music Composer
Camera Lance Gewer Director of Photography
Editing Megan Gill Editor
Production Moonyeenn Lee Casting
Art Emilia Roux Production Design
Art Mark Walker Art Direction
Art Nhlanhla Bhengu Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Nadia Kruger Costume Design
Costume & Make-Up Pierre Vienings Costume Design
Writing Athol Fugard Novel
Writing Gavin Hood Writer