Policemen Ali Sokhela and Brian Epkeen investigate the brutal murder of a young white woman, apparently provoked by the availability of a new illegal drug and somehow connected to the disappearance of black street children.

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Dan Fletcher
Inge Beckmann ...
Ruby
Tinarie van Wyk Loots ...
Claire Fletcher
Regardt van den Bergh ...
De Beer
Randall Majiet ...
Cat
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Dr. Joost Opperman
Joelle Kayembe ...
Zina
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Tara
Danny Keogh ...
Kruger
Christian Bennett ...
Stan
Iman Isaacs ...
Janet
Nomhle Nkonyeni ...
Josephina (as Nomhle Nkoyeni)
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Storyline

As a child, Ali Neuman narrowly escaped being murdered by Inkatha, a militant political party at war with Nelson Mandela's African National Congress. Only he and his mother survived the carnage of those years. But as with many survivors, the psychological scars remain. Today, Ali is chief of the homicide branch of the South African police in Cape Town. One of his staff is Brian Epkeen, a free-wheeling white officer whose family was originally involved in the establishment of apartheid but who works well with Neuman. Together they have to deal with crime that inevitably exists in sprawling areas of un- and under- employed people, crime exacerbated by gangs, both local and from other parts of Africa. Their job gets even more difficult when the corpses of two young women are found. A new evil has been introduced in the city and a new drug has been introduced to its residents, including both murder victims. At the chaotic crossroads where brutality and modernization collide, the echoes of... Written by Anonymous

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Rated R for strong violence, grisly images, language, sexuality/nudity and drug content | See all certifications »

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4 December 2013 (France)  »

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$16,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Everywhere in the world this movie is titled "Zulu", except in South Africa! There, the film is titled "A Most Violent City" See more »

Quotes

Brian Epkeen: Yebo Baba.
Ali Sokhela: You look like hell.
Brian Epkeen: I'm happy to see you too.
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Connections

References Snatch (2000) See more »

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That was a great film Just watched it credits still rolling.....
14 April 2014 | by (CHICAGO) – See all my reviews

I really like movies that take place outside of the u.s. I have been lucky enough to have seen all of our fifty states And it pleases me not to be forced to see subway McDonald and shopping malls in every film.Bloom and Whitaker both did a Believable performance.Some of the gun fight scenes could have been better I could see that this film had some cash flow limitations.But i loved the shock and aw so to rap this up i will just say that i truly would recommend this film to people that want to escape and see how people live with technology and no real rules to govern it.And when i feel like it i will watch it again with the right group of friends.Some films need a higher level of understanding to take in what the director is trying to say IT'S ALL ABOUT STORY TELLING.


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