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Breathe Umphefumlo (2015)

The striking and brutal realities of the students struggling for food, shelter and medication. Mimi's death from TB - and her illness unnoticed at first even by her closest friends - cannot but send a chilling chord in our modern world.

Director:

Mark Dornford-May

Writers:

Luigi Illica (libretto), Giuseppe Giacosa (libretto) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Noluthando Boqwana Noluthando Boqwana
Zamile Gantana Zamile Gantana ... Amuz
Sifiso Lupuzi Sifiso Lupuzi ... Mandisi
Pauline Malefane Pauline Malefane ... Zoleka
Zebulon Mmusi Zebulon Mmusi ... Sizwe
Mhlekazi Mosiea Mhlekazi Mosiea ... Lungelo
Busisiwe Ngejane Busisiwe Ngejane ... Mimi
Luvo Rasemeni Luvo Rasemeni ... Xolile
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The striking and brutal realities of the students struggling for food, shelter and medication. Mimi's death from TB - and her illness unnoticed at first even by her closest friends - cannot but send a chilling chord in our modern world.

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operatic wonder | See All (1) »

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The epic tragedy retold in the ordiness of everyday life.

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Details

Country:

South Africa | Germany | UK

Language:

Xhosa | English

Release Date:

27 August 2015 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

La Boheme: Breathe Umphefumlo See more »

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Budget:

ZAR 5,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1 / (high definition)
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Version of La Bohème (1911) See more »

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