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A 10-year-old South African orphan leaves his Zulu village to make his own life in the city... only to find no one will help him, except a formidable Indian woman.

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Sihle Dlamini ...
Lucky Ntlantla
Jayashree Basavaraj ...
Padma (as Jayashree Basavra)
James Ngcobo ...
Jabulani
Vusi Kunene ...
Dumisani
Brenda Ngxoli ...
Lindiwe
Magdaline le Roux ...
Nellie
Mary Twala ...
Dudu
Mduduzi Mabaso ...
Bongile
Jabu Tshabalala ...
Sindile
Kavitha Siverpersad ...
Waitress
Yule Masiteng ...
Village elder
Ronnie Nyakale ...
Moli
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A 10-year-old South African orphan leaves his Zulu village to make his own life in the city... only to find no one will help him, except a formidable Indian woman.

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Sometimes luck has to be found.

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Lucky was the opening night film at Cape Winelands Film Festival 2012 and won the Special Mention Award. See more »

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Lucky
30 August 2013 | by (Atlanta,GA) – See all my reviews

Very good movie. If you like movies about strength in the face of adversity, foreign films, and bigger than life messages, the tension in this lasts all through the movie. It is like the South African film 'Yesterday". I would not recommend it to the sock 'em action film crowd.

The story is about a child from a small village in South Africa that looks like hell, filled with old people in falling down huts. After becoming an orphan he goes to the city; and it is a large city, in order to go to school and be a success.

But when he gets there he finds he has to enlist the help of some worthless or reluctant adults to achieve his goals.


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