Riding with Sugar (2019)

A coming-of-age, feel-good story about a young refugee's quest for BMX glory and the pursuit of identity, safety, happiness and love.

Director:

Sunu Gonera

Writer:

Sunu Gonera

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Updated: 8 November 2018
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Credited cast, sorted by IMDb STARmeter:
Simona Brown ... Olivia
Hakeem Kae-Kazim ... Mambo
Charles Mnene Charles Mnene ... Joshua
Brendon Daniels Brendon Daniels ... Green Eyes
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Once a scholarship student with a great future, Joshua dreams of winning a BMX cycling championship as a means to finding a better life, but fate intervenes in the form of an accident that shatters his knee. He is given shelter and a job by Mambo who houses refugee teenagers from all over Africa. When Joshua meets Olivia, a talented young dancer of mixed race from a well-to-do family, it brings him into a world he has never known before. Her insights cast a shadow over Mambo's agenda and cause Joshua to rise above all odds and find a way to a brighter future. Written by Helena Spring Films

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Country:

South Africa

Language:

English

Filming Locations:

Cape Town, South Africa

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2.35 : 1
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