Jerusalema

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Jerusalema
South Africa, 2008, 118 Minute Running Time
Topics: African Interest, Crime, Drama
Program: Awards Buzz
Language: English

Awards: Official Oscar Submission 2008, Best Foreign Language Film

A poor boy in rural South Africa grows up to become the country's self-proclaimed Robin Hood, hijacking groups of buildings from white slumlords and offering to sell them back in exchange for improved living conditions. This stylized, energized crime story ponders the nature of justice and the virtues of vigilantism.

DIRECTOR: Ralph Ziman
Producer: Tendeka Matatu, Ralph Ziman
Editor: David Helfand
Screenwriter: Ralph Ziman
Cinematographer: Nicolas Hofmeyer
Music: Alan Lazar
Principal Cast: Rapulana Seiphemo, Ronnie Nyakale, Shelly Meskin, Jeffrey Sekele, Malusi Skenjana
Filmography: The Zookeeper (2001), Hearts and Minds (1996)
Print Source: Moviehouse Entertainment

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