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The Resource Tsotsi : [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, (videorecording)

Tsotsi : [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, (videorecording)

Label
Tsotsi : [Thug]
Title
Tsotsi
Title remainder
[Thug]
Statement of responsibility
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
Title variation
Thug
Contributor
Screenwriter
Director
Subject
Genre
Language
  • crp
  • eng
  • spa
  • crp
  • crp
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
Awards note
Academy Awards, USA, 2006: Oscar - Best Foreign Language Film of the Year (South Africa).
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Lance Gewer; original score by, Mark Kilian & Paul Hepker; editor, Megan Gill
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; for language and some strong violent content
Language note
Tsotsi-Taal dialogue with optional English or Spanish subtitles; SDH subtitled for the hard of hearing
LC call number
PN1995.9.G3
LC item number
.T76875 2006
PerformerNote
Presley Chweneyagae, Terry Pheto, Kenneth Nkosi, Mothusi Magano, Zenzo Ngqobe, Zola
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hood, Gavin
  • Fudakowski, Peter
  • Chweneyagae, Presley
  • Pheto, Terry
  • Nkosi, Kenneth
  • Fugard, Athol
  • Miramax Home Entertainment (Firm)
  • Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)
  • Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa
  • Moviworld (Firm)
  • National Film and Video Foundation (South Africa)
  • UK Film & TV Production Company
Runtime
94
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Criminal behavior
  • Murder
  • Redemption
  • Criminal psychology
  • Homicide
  • Salvation
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Tsotsi : [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, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on a novel 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.'
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm66292655
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 94 min.)
Isbn
9780788868924
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
786936705362
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
50667
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; Widescreen (2.35:1), enhanced for 16x9 televisions.Dolby digital 5.1 surround sound. NTSC; Regin 1 encoding
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Tsotsi : [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, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on a novel 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.'
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm66292655
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 94 min.)
Isbn
9780788868924
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
786936705362
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
50667
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; Widescreen (2.35:1), enhanced for 16x9 televisions.Dolby digital 5.1 surround sound. NTSC; Regin 1 encoding
Video recording format
DVD

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