Milestone Film & Video | Release Date: January 27, 2012
Summary: Zachariah comes to Johannesburg, having been forced out of his KwaZulu village in southeast South Africa by famine. Without the proper papers, he takes the only work available for a man in his position – working in the gold mines near the city. Seeking better than a slave wage, he drifts through a succession of jobs – domestic servant, garage attendant, waiter, road gang laborer – tormented, insulted, and degraded by his employers who summarily dismiss him because of his ignorance or out of malice. (Milestone Films)
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Runtime: 95 min
Rating: Not Rated
Production: Rogosin Films
Genres: Drama, Documentary
Country: USA
Languages: English, Afrikaans
Director Credit
Lionel Rogosin Director
Writer Credit
Bloke Modisane Writer
Lewis Nkosi Writer
Lionel Rogosin Writer
Cast Credit
Bloke Modisane Bloke
Can Themba Can
George Malybye George
Hazel Futa Hazel
Lewis Nkosi Lewis
Lulu Masilela Penny Whistler
Martha Auntie
Miriam Makeba Miriam
Morris Hugh Morris
Myrtle Berman Myrtle
Rams Rams
Vinah Makeba Vinah
Zacharia Mgabi Zachariah
Producer Credit
Lionel Rogosin Producer