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The Forgotten Kingdom (2013)

Atang leaves the slums of the big city to bury his estranged father in the remote, mountainous village where he was born. Befriended by an orphan herd-boy and stirred by memories of his ... See full summary »

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Cast overview:
Zenzo Ngqobe ...
Atang Mokoenya
Nozipho Nkelemba ...
Dineo
Lebohang Ntsane ...
Orphan Boy
Jerry Mofokeng ...
Katleho
Moshoeshoe Chabeli ...
Priest
Lillian Dube ...
Clinic Doctor
Silas Monyatse ...
Mokebe
Mamello Patience ...
Burnt rondavel woman
Reitumetse Qobo ...
Nkoti
Mokoenya Chele ...
Funeral home director
Bohlokoa Ramalitse ...
Sello
Sam Phillips ...
Shopkeeper
Jerry Phele ...
Atang's Father
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Atang leaves the slums of the big city to bury his estranged father in the remote, mountainous village where he was born. Befriended by an orphan herd-boy and stirred by memories of his youth, he falls in love with his childhood friend, Dineo, now a radiant young teacher. Through her, Atang is drawn to the mystical beauty and hardships of the people, and faces his own bittersweet reckoning. Written by Anonymous

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The Forgotten Kingdom is the first major feature film produced in Lesotho and in the Sesotho-language,. See more »

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A True Masterpiece!
10 April 2014 | by (Minneapolis, Minnesota) – See all my reviews

As an avid movie fan who has seen at least 1000 movies, The Forgotten Kingdom is one of the Finest Movies I have ever Experienced.

There are so many positives from the excellent writing, directing, acting, storyline to the musical score and cinematography. It is Deep, even Mystical; Moving and Meaningful; Sublime.

The subtitles were done to perfection. Excellent casting. I highly recommend this movie, the whole family can attend.

Before this movie, I knew very little of Lesotho, now I have been there.

I was fortunate to experience this film at the Minneapolis / Saint Paul International Film Festival.


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