MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 49,265 this week

The Storekeeper (1998)

7.1
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.1/10 from 228 users  
Reviews: 6 user

An elderly man owns a small, isolated general store, somewhere in rural South Africa. After suffering a series of burglaries, which culminate in the murder of a night-watchman, the ... See full summary »

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 524 titles
created 22 Sep 2010
 
a list of 2630 titles
created 14 Dec 2011
 
a list of 2208 titles
created 23 Mar 2013
 
a list of 1047 titles
created 18 May 2013
 

Related Items

Search for "The Storekeeper" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Storekeeper (1998)

The Storekeeper (1998) on IMDb 7.1/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Storekeeper.
4 wins. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Ender's Game (2013)
Action | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Young Ender Wiggin is recruited by the International Military to lead the fight against the Formics, a genocidal alien race which nearly annihilated the human race in a previous invasion.

Director: Gavin Hood
Stars: Harrison Ford, Asa Butterfield, Hailee Steinfeld
Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A look at Wolverine's early life, in particular his time with the government squad Team X and the impact it will have on his later years.

Director: Gavin Hood
Stars: Hugh Jackman, Liev Schreiber, Ryan Reynolds
Tough Trade (TV Movie 2010)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

After conquering the Nashville musical scene for three generations, a family now teeters on the brink of bankruptcy.

Director: Gavin Hood
Stars: Vernon Mitchell, Whitney Able, Joey Lauren Adams
Adventure | Drama

A team of 20 men and more than 200 sled dogs race against time and harsh weather conditions to combat an epidemic of diphtheria afflicting a Gold Rush town deep in Alaska.

Director: Gavin Hood
Thriller

A thriller set in the world of remotely piloted drone warfare.

Director: Gavin Hood
Stars: Aaron Paul, Helen Mirren, Colin Firth
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Amanda Dakada ...
Older Girl
Vusi Kunene ...
The Thief
Gift Leotlela ...
Groom
Tsholofelo Matseke ...
Bride
Jerry Mofokeng ...
The Night-watchman
Sam Mofokeng ...
Gundealer
Arthur Molepo ...
Policeman
Ayanda Ncube ...
Young Girl
Jeremiah Ndlovu ...
Postman
Winston Ntshona ...
The Storekeeper
Keketso Semoko ...
Mother
Stuart Wentzel ...
Gundealer
Edit

Storyline

An elderly man owns a small, isolated general store, somewhere in rural South Africa. After suffering a series of burglaries, which culminate in the murder of a night-watchman, the Storekeeper finally takes the law into his own hands - with tragic consequences. Written by Gavin Hood <gavinhood@compuserve.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

revenge | tragedy | violence

Genres:

Short | Crime

Edit

Details

Country:

Release Date:

6 March 1998 (South Africa)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Gavin Hood's short film, "The Storekeeper", is featured as a special feature on the DVD edition of Tsotsi (2005) which was released in 2005. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Indeed, a brilliant short film.
28 July 2002 | by (San Antonio, Texas (United States)) – See all my reviews

The Storekeeper, set in South Africa, is a brilliant short film depicting the lengths one storekeeper had to go to in order to keep his business safe from thieves. However, there are tragic consequences to his methods. I truly believe Gavin Hood did an astonishing job with this film.


4 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss The Storekeeper (1998) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?