Item Details

Life, Above All [videorecording]

Sony Pictures Classics ; a Dreamer Joint Venture production ; directed by Oliver Schmitz ; produced by Oliver Stoltz ; written by Dennis Foon
Format
Video; DVD
Summary
Twelve-year-old Chanda learns of a rumor that has spread through her village near Johannesburg and forced her mother to flee. Sensing that the gossip stems from prejudice and superstition, Chanda leaves home and school to find her mother and discover the truth.
Director
Oliver Schmitz
Performers
Khomotso Manyaka, Lerato Mvelase, Harriet Manamela, Keaobaka Makanyane, Tinah Mnumzana.
Release Date
2010
Run Time
106 min.
Language
Northern Sotho dialogue, with English or French subtitles; optionally subtitled in English for the hearing impaired
Rating
MPAA rating: PG-13; for mature thematic material and some sexual content
Notes
  • "Bavaria Film International"--Container.
  • Based on the novel "Chanda's secrets" by Allan Stratton.
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2010.
  • Issued as part of Blu-ray + DVD combo pack.
Credits
Director of photography, Bernhard Jasper ; editor, Dirk Grau ; music by Ali N. Askin, Ian Osrin.
Published
Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, 2011.
Description
1 videodisc (ca. 106 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD.
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