Themba (2010)

Director : Stefanie Sycholt

Genre : Drama

Cast : , Chris April as Tatomkulu, Simphiwe Dana as Mandisa, Jens Lehmann as John Jacobs, Melabantu Maxhama as Sipho – younger, Anisa Mhlungula as Nomtha – older, Sean Cameron Michael as Dr Max Taylor, Patrick Mofokeng as Luthando, Patrick Mölleken as Sipho – younger (voice), Mihile Mtakati as Nomtha – younger, Kagiso Mtetwa as Sipho – older, Thembi Mtshali as Sister Princess, Nomhlé Nkyonyeni as Ma Zanele, Anelisa Phewa as Andile Phewa, Rapulana Seiphemo as Vujo, Junior Singo as Themba – older, Emmanuel Soquinase as Themba – younger

Plot : Against the total thing likelihood Themba fathoms his fantasize fiddling since the National soccer team, Bafana Bafana.

Run Time : Germany:108 min (original version)

Country : Germany | South Africa

Filming Locations : Cape Town, South Africa

Company : DO Production

Plot Summary : Set predominantly inside the startling Eastern Cape of South Africa, THEMBA, is the going fairy-tale of a infantile Xhosa boy who dreams of someone a soccer famous person as anyhow as longs because his missing father to come again home. His non-idyllic adolescence inside the rural Eastern Cape comes to an on the spot finish once his mamma is obligated to glance because toil inside Cape Town following bringing wide awake the rear her job, as anyhow as he as anyhow as his cousin are disappeared inside the concern of her lover. After Themba is raped, he as anyhow as his cousin set off to glance because their mamma inside Cape Town even supposing his soccer squad stands to triumph the Eastern Cape Junior championships. They estimate her dying of AIDS. Themba has to strength the essential that he, too, is infected. Against the comprehensive thing odds, he grasps his soccer have a pipe dream as anyhow as plays because Bafana Bafana. This bequeaths him the nerve to get a public platform as anyhow as enlighten the real world that he is HIV positive.




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