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1 hr. 12 min.

Plot Summary
Otelo discovers an amazing talent as a surfer and is thrust into a glamorous world of money and women until his brother Ntwe is murdered. He faces a terrible choice -- to stay a star or get revenge.

Cast: Jafta Mamabolo , Tshepang Mohlomi , Thomas Gumede , Nolwazi Shange , Sihle Xaba ,

Director: Sara Blecher

Genres: Drama

Otelo Burning (2011)

Release Date: December 30th, 2011|1 hr. 12 min.

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  • 60
    Joe Neumaier New York Daily News

    This crisp, involving South African drama comes at you in waves, changing course and tone expertly. show more

  • 70
    John DeFore The Hollywood Reporter

    A cast of young actors is uniformly strong, as is Lance Gewer's photography. show more

  • 60
    NPR

    The film presents a stark choice: seek escape in vengeance and blame, or gamble on the freedom gained by embracing a new world, however scarred it may be. show more

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