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Otelo Burning

 

Synopsis

Somewhere between City of God and Blue Crush OteloBurning is a coming of age story set against the backdrop of Nelson Mandela’s release from prison. It’s an emotional story of kids in the township learning to surf. It’s a story of the explosive potential for change at the time of apartheid’s end – all seen through a child’s eye.

CAST

Jafta Mamabolo
Thomas Gumede
Sihle Xaba
Tshepang Mohlomi
Nolwazi Shange
Kenneth Nkosi
Harriet Manamela
Hamilton Dhlamini
Motlatsi Mafatshe
Matthew Oats

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Director

Sara Blecher

Written by

James Whyle
Sara Blecher
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Story Editor

Clarence Hamilton

Producer

Sara Blecher

Line Producer

Richard Green

Executive Producer

Kevin Fleischer
Zanele Mthembu

DOP

Lance Gewer

Editor

Megan Gill

Production Design

Anita Van Hemert

Original Score

Alan Lazar
Tiago Correia-Paulo

Casting

Meshak Mavuso
Sara Blecher


 

 

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