Nakhane Touré ... Xolani
Bongile Mantsai ... Vija
Niza Jay ... Kwanda (as Niza Jay Ncoyini)
Thobani Mseleni ... Babalo
Gamelihle Bovana ... Initiate
Halalisani Bradley Cebekhulu ... Initiate
Inga Qwede ... Initiate
Sibabalwe Ngqayana ... Initiate
Siphosethu Ngcetane ... Initiate
Cinematography by Paul Ozgur
Film Editing by Matthew Swanepoel
Factory worker Xolani travels to a rural part of South Africa to initiate young boys in the coming of age ritual called ukwaluka. However, he is really hoping to reconnect with a childhood friend.
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