Sony Pictures Classics | Release Date: July 15, 2011
Summary: Just after the death of her newly-born sister, Chanda, 12 years old, learns of a rumor that spreads like wildfire through her small, dust-ridden village near Johannesburg. It destroys her family and forces her mother to flee. Sensing that the gossip stems from prejudice and superstition, Chanda leaves home and school in search of her mother and the truth. (Sony Picture Classics)
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Runtime: 100 min
Rating: Rated PG-13 for mature thematic material and some sexual content.
Official Site: http://www.sonyclassics.com/lifeaboveall/
Production: Senator Film Produktion
Genres: Drama
Countries: Germany, South Africa
Languages: English, German
Director Credit
Oliver Schmitz Director
Writer Credit
Allan Stratton Writer
Dennis Foon Writer
Cast Credit
Aubrey Poolo Jonah
Harriet Lenabe MRS. TAFA
Jerry Marobyane Mr. Pheto
Johanna Refilwe Sihlangu Mrs. Lesole
Keaobaka Makanyane Esther
Kgomotso Ditshweni Dudu
Khomotso Manyaka Chanda
Lerato Mvelase Lillian
Mapaseka Mathebe Iris
Patrick Shai Dr. Chilume
Rami Chuene Aunty Ruth
Thato Kgaladi Soly
Tinah Mnumzana Aunt Lizbet
Tshepo Emmanuel Nonyane Mr. Lesole
Vusi Muzi Given Nyathi Mr. Nylo
Producer Credit
Daniela Ramin Associate Producer
Greig Buckle Co-Producer
Helge Sasse Executive Producer
Martin Hämer Line Producer
Oliver Stoltz Producer
Thomas Reisser Co-Producer