When her village is threatened with forced resettlement due to reservoir construction, an 80-year-old widow finds a new will to live and ignites the spirit of resilience within her community.
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Credited cast:
Mary Twala ... Mantoa (as Mary Twala Mhlongo)
Jerry Mofokeng ... Lesiba Player (as Jerry Mofokeng Wa Makhetha)
Makhaola Ndebele Makhaola Ndebele ... Priest
Tseko Monaheng Tseko Monaheng ... Chief Khotso
Siphiwe Nzima-Ntskhe Siphiwe Nzima-Ntskhe ... Pono (as Siphiwe Nzima)
Thabiso Makoto Thabiso Makoto ... Lasaro
Thabo Letsie Thabo Letsie ... Mokolobetsi
Silas Monyatse Silas Monyatse ... Morui (as Silas Taunyane Monyatsi)
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Aleandro Florio Aleandro Florio ... Evangelist Priest
Sarah Weber Sarah Weber ... Evangelist's Wife
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When her village is threatened with forced resettlement due to reservoir construction, an 80-year-old widow finds a new will to live and ignites the spirit of resilience within her community.

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Official submission of Lesotho for the 'Best International Feature Film' category of the 93rd Academy Awards in 2021. See more »

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Lead actress couldn't speak Sesotho
4 January 2021 | by touchtpmSee all my reviews

Great and engaging movie. Would give it more stars if it wasn't for the lead actress, it was clear she was not comfortable with the Sesotho language.


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Official Sites:

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Country:

South Africa | Italy | USA | Lesotho

Language:

Southern Sotho

Release Date:

2 April 2021 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

This Is Not a Burial, It's a Resurrection See more »

Filming Locations:

Lesotho

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4:3
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