Hope is never lost
This film was South Africa's entry to the 2013 Oscars. It is the story of a 6 year old girl named Vuyelwa who is left for dead in a field near a township in Johannesburg. She is found by a middle aged woman, who rushes her to hospital. After saving her life,it comes to light that the little girl has been raped and her face badly beaten. To help her cope with the shame and disfigurement, the woman makes her a mask to cover her face.
84 minutes, Mature Accompaniment under 13 (Violence)
Drama, Family, On the art circuit
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Vuyelwa Msimang, Lindiwi Ndlovu, Mutodu Nesheshe, Mpumbi Nyayane, Luzuko Nqeto, Vicky Kente, Jonathan Taylor, Thami Baleka, Richard Lukunku, Sarah Kozwoloski
|Sound formats||Dolby Digital, Sony Dynamic Digital Sound, Datasat|
|Produced by||Azari Media, Origin Entertainment|
Official Site | IMDB page | FPB Report
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|FPB Report (SA)|
|Language||Mild to moderate|
|Violence||Verbal references to child rape, no depictions|
|Drug abuse||Alcohol consumption, no abuse|
|Comments||The film has social relevance and is of particular educational value.|
|These details are supplied by the FPB. If you have a problem with any of the above, please take it up directly with the FPB. Read the Classification Guidelines.|
|South African Media|
|Cape Argus/The StarTeresa Smith ||10|
|Die BurgerLaetitia Pople ||10|
|Average .. 45%||9|
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