Production[ edit ] The film is based on the book Playing the Enemy: Primary filming in South Africa was completed in May
The synopsis below may give away important plot points. Synopsis Tsotsi Presley Chweneyagae is a petty-crime gang leader. He and his friends Boston, Aap and Butcher Mothusi Magano, Kenneth Nkosi, Zenzo Ngqobe rob a older man on a crowded subway then Butcher stabs him quietly and they flee once the subway is empty.
Boston is sick afterwards.
The gang goes to the local bar for a drink and Tsotsi mocks Boston for getting sick. Boston asks Tsosti what his real name is and a antagonizes him about what happened to him that made him this way.
Boston pushes Tsotsi too far and Tsotsi hits him, pushing him to the floor. He continues the beating on the floor, hitting him numerous times in the face and kicking him in the side.
Tsotsi then walks out of The movie tsotsi bar. Tsotsi walks through the rain and makes his way towards a upper class house where a car just pulled up to the gate.
A woman, Pumla Nambitha Mpumlwana gets out and rings the bell and speaks to someone asking him to open the gate. Tsotsi runs up, draws his gun and points it at her.
He gets in the car and she tries to stop him from leaving. As Tsotsi shifts from reverse to drive he's stopped for a moment and Pumla manages to get the car door open and tries to tell him to stop but Tsotsi shoots her and drives off.
Suddenly he hears a soft crying: He swerves and hits a sign, almost running off the road. The car is smoking as Tsotsi runs around to the back door to look at the baby.
He considers leaving on his own but finally, he puts the baby in a paper shopping bag and leaves the car. Tsotsi brings the baby to his small home.
He wakes up the next morning and triess to change the baby but doesn't have anything to properly take care of it. He feeds the baby with some milk but is interrupted by his friends at the door. They make plans to meet later at the subway station. Tsotsi bumps into a handicapped man, Morris Jerry Mofokeng at the subway station before meeting his friends and he yells at him.
Tsotsi just stares at him when Morris spits on his shoe. The man leaves and Tsotsi follows him all the way to a quiet spot.
Tsotsi stops him and tells him to walk, that he is faking his leg injury.The director of the Academy Award-winning crime drama Tsotsi returns to the helm with this tale of a Middle East CIA operative who begins to have doubts about his latest assignment after.
Tsotsi is a film directed by Gavin Hood and produced by Peter leslutinsduphoenix.com is an adaptation of the novel Tsotsi, by Athol Fugard and a South African/UK co-production. The soundtrack features Kwaito music performed by popular South African artist Zola as well as a score by Mark Kilian and Paul Hepker featuring the voice of South African .
TSOTSI is another story about the triumph of the human spirit, with a twist. It is about the power of love, redemption, and the human spirit. Along the way, TSOTSI opens the door into the world of the impoverished and socially disadvantaged in present day South Africa/5().
Tsotsi was adapted from a novel by the award-winning South African writer Athol Fugard. An amoral teenager develops an unexpected paternal side in this powerful drama from South Africa%. Moviepooper reveals surprise twist endings to classic, recent and new movies.
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