Son of Man
- South Africa
- 1h 26min
- 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.
This film is not currently showing in cinemas.
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Son of Man24 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…
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