List Film

Son of Man

Son of Man
  • 2006
  • South Africa
  • 86 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Mark Dornford-May
  • Cast: Zorro Sidloyi, Pauline Malefane, Andile Kosi
  • Language: Norwegian

An ambitious new interpretation of the Gospels by the South African theatre and film ensemble Dimpho Di Kopane. The Saviour is born amid a civil war in the fictional African state of Judea. As he grows up he sets out to free his people from oppression through an ethics of non-violent protest and solidarity.

Read articles

Performance times

This film is not currently showing in cinemas.

Reviews & features

Son of Man

24 Apr 2008

After transplanting Bizet’s Carmen to South Africa in U-Carmen eKhayelitsha, brave and progressive filmmaker Mark Dornford-May takes on the gospels in this ambitious film set in the fictional African state of Judea. This film received its UK premier…

Tell us more about this listing.