4 out of 4 people found the following review useful:
Scintillating and original buddy/road movie.
Robert Marritz (robertmarritz) from Seattle, U.S.
31 May 2002
"Malunde" is an odd-fellows buddy/road movie that features a disaffected
middle-aged white South African and an 11 year-old black child of the
It kicks off in confusion and excitement, builds steam and pays off with a
terrific emotional wallop at the end.
It features incandescent performances by the two leads, on an impromptu
backroad journey from Johannesburg to Capetown, in varied settings and
difficult situations. A sense of menace hovers throughout, though the
tenuous bond formed between the two principals grows stronger over
It has a fabulous score of South African music and is a joy to look at
(gloriously filmed in wide-screen by Wim Wenders' DP). The audience loved
it as I did.
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