Tsotsi

In this world... Redemption comes just once.
Tsotsi
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Rating 4.3
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DVD Features:

  • Rated: R
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 34 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 2006
  • Label: Miramax
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 2.35
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital 5.1 - English, Zulu
    • Subtitles - English, Spanish - Optional
  • Additional Release Material:
    • Behind the Scenes: "The Making Of TSOTSI"
    • Alternate Scenese:
      1. Alternate Endings (w/ Optional Commentary)
      2. Deleted Scenes (w/ Optional Commentary)
    • Audio Commentary: Gavin Hood - Director
    • Shorts: THE STOREKEEPER

Performers, Cast and Crew:

Starring , , &
Performer: , , , &
Directed by
Music by
Executive Production by &

Major Awards:

Academy Awards 2005 - Best Foreign Language Film

Entertainment Reviews:

Uncut - 04/01/2006
4 stars out of 5 -- "[P]owerful....It's quite an achievement by director Gavin Hood....Authentic..."
Sight and Sound - 04/01/2006
"Hood elicits a great performance from Presley Chweneyagae as the delinquent hero slowly beginning to question his life of casual violence....Individual scenes are staged with tremendous verve."
USA Today - 02/24/2006
"TSOTSI is a compelling and uplifting tale of humanity and dignity in the starkest of environments."
Entertainment Weekly - 07/14/2006
"[The] moody, minimalist film conveys a South African street thug's moral wake-up call without ham-fisted speeches..."
Total Film - 08/01/2006
4 stars out of 5 -- "[A] sharp focus, epiphany snapshot....The semi-pro Presley Chweneyagae uses every iris-flex and eyebrow nudge..."
Ultimate DVD - 07/01/2006
4 stars out of 5 -- "TSOTSI is a raw and brutal look at the simmering hotbed of violence that inevitably exists in deprived inner city shantytowns."

Product Description:

Tsotsi

Captivating audiences worldwide, this compelling story of crime and redemption has earned countless awards around the globe. On the edges of Johannesburg, Tsotsi's life has no meaning beyond survival. One night, in desperation, Tsotsi steals a woman's car. But as he is driving off, he makes a shocking discovery in the backseat. In one moment his life takes a sharp turn and leads him down an unexpected path to redemption ... giving him hope for a future he never could have imagined. TSOTSI is an extraordinary portrait of the choices that are made in life and how compassion can endure in the human heart. From Miramax Films, the studio that brings you the best in world cinema (CITY OF GOD, AMÉLIE, THE CHORUS).

Source: Buena Vista Home Entertainment

Description by Buena Vista Home Entertainment:

Tsotsi
Captivating audiences worldwide, this compelling story of crime and redemption has earned countless awards around the globe. On the edges of Johannesburg, Tsotsi's life has no meaning beyond survival. One night, in desperation, Tsotsi steals a woman's car. But as he is driving off, he makes a shocking discovery in the backseat. In one moment his life takes a sharp turn and leads him down an unexpected path to redemption ... giving him hope for a future he never could have imagined. TSOTSI is an extraordinary portrait of the choices that are made in life and how compassion can endure in the human heart. From Miramax Films, the studio that brings you the best in world cinema (CITY OF GOD, AMÉLIE, THE CHORUS).

Plot Keywords:

Crime | Theatrical Release

Production Notes:

  • Theatrical Release: February 24, 2006

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Customer Rating: Rating 4.3
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  • UPC: 096009769499
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
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