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Release Date: November 30th, 2012

Not Yet Rated|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

Ratings & Reviews

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  • Somehow, mostly through the impassioned performances of its young actors, the film finds its footing in the third act, as the narration goes quiet and tragedy unfolds with precision, even elegance. show more

  • 60

    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

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

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