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PG-13| 1 hr. 42 min.

Plot Summary
A 12-year-old girl (Khomotso Manyaka) fights prejudice when her family is ostracized by a South African community.

Cast: Khomotso Manyaka , Keaobaka Makanyane , Lerato Mvelase , Harriet Lenabe , Tinah Mnumzana , Aubrey Poolo , Mapaseka Mathebe , Thato Kgaladi

Director: Oliver Schmitz

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Sony Pictures Classics

Life, Above All (2010)

Release Date: July 15th, 2011|1 hr. 42 min.

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critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 2 )
  • 75
    Amy Biancolli San Francisco Chronicle

    What matters most in this sad, sobering movie is not what anyone says; it's what goes unsaid for most of the running time. show more

  • 70
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    This is a modest film, and an affecting one. show more

  • 60
    Joe Neumaier New York Daily News

    Director Oliver Schmitz's rhythms take a while to ease into, and admittedly, there is never a bright moment. show more

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