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Tsotsi [videorecording] = [Thug] / 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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  • 5 of 5 copies available at Sage Library System.

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Summary:

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.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Baker County Library DRAMA TSO DVD (Text) 37814002219468 VIDEO DVD None 03/09/2009 Available -
Columbia Gorge Community College Library FORE TSOT 2005 (Text) 33892002448158 DVD DVD None 07/18/2012 Available -
Harney County Library DVD TSO (Text) 37720000366229 Video DVD None 10/27/2006 Available -
Hood River County Library DVD FIC TSO (Text) 33892100113407 Adult DVDs DVD None 07/12/2013 Available -
Treasure Valley Community College Library DVD 966.404 T7892t (Text) 32220000923421 DVD DVD None 08/20/2009 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0788868926
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 94 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen.
  • Publisher: Burbank, CA : Miramax Home Entertainment, [2006]
  • Distributor: Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based on the novel Tsotsi / 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.'
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Lance Gewer; original score by, Mark Kilian & Paul Hepker; editor, Megan Gill.
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; Dolby Digital.
Language Note:
Tsotsi-Taal dialogue with optional English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Awards Note:
Academy Awards, USA, 2006: Oscar - Best Foreign Language Film of the Year (South Africa)
Subject: Young men > South Africa > Drama.
Criminal behavior > South Africa > Drama.
Murder > South Africa > Drama.
Redemption > Drama.

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