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Young Musa is orphaned after a mysterious illness strikes his village in KwaZulu Natal. To help his grandmother, Musa sets out for Johannesburg with his father's last gift, a tribal drum, in search of work and his uncle. The journey confronts him with the stark realities of urban life, but his indomitable spirit never wavers; he returns with a truth and understanding his elders have failed to grasp. Written by
"Beat The Drum" can't be beat! The movie has won many top awards; the actual count, based on what I've just read, is now at 29! I've seen the movie and only wish they could bottle the effect it has on folks. Kudos to Junior Singo and Owen Sejake for such great performances!
There's nothing small about little Junior Singo, he's big in this movie! Klaus Badelt doesn't disappoint - as the music is memorable and truly compliments the movie. Congratulations are certainly in order for the two Davids ... Screenwriter & Producer David McBrayer and Director David Hickson ... who did themselves proud!
I think the movie is about making a difference, against overwhelming odds. David McBrayer's Little Musa has certainly influenced a lot of folks ... and he will you too! It's a wonderful movie with an important message, made by people with an obvious passion for doing the right things and doing them right!
We can all see it on Showtime in December, starting on the 1st at 8:00 p.m. ... I'm certainly going to watch it again ... join me, you'll be glad you did!
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