Umkhungo (The Gift) (South Africa: 2010)


Matthew, Jankes

Cast list

Sivuyisiwe Mtshaka as Themba

Israel Makoe as Mthunzi

Lennox Mathabathe as Gwala

Richard Lunkhunku as Sibu


Writing: Matthew Jankes

Producers: Kyle Ambrose & Delon Bakker

Cinematography: Clive Will

Original score: Paul Norwood & Craig Hawkins


A streetwise nomad helps a boy with supernatural abilities evade capture after the death of his mother. In the process, both characters confront suppressed memories that originate from their traumatic pasts.


Entry published by: Truman Greene

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