- Original title
- Running time
- 94 min.
- South Africa
Gavin Hood (Novel: Athol Fugard)
Mark Kilian, Paul Hepker
Co-production South Africa-United Kingdom; Distributed by Miramax
Drama | Social Drama. Poverty
- Synopsis / Plot
- Set amidst the sprawling Johannesburg township of Soweto - where survival is the primary objective - TSOTSI traces six days in the life of a ruthless young gang leader who ends up caring for a baby accidentally kidnapped during a car-jacking.
: Academy Awards: Best Foreign Language Picture
: Golden Globe: Nominated for Best Foreign Language Picture
: Nominated BAFTA Awards: 2 Nom., including Best Foreign Language
: David of Donatello: Nominated for Best Foreign Language Picture
: Toronto Film Festival: People's Choice Award (Best Film)
2006: Chicago Film Critics Association: Nominated for Best Foreign Language Film
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