Trailer, Poster, Release Date For Darrell Roodt's 'Little One' (South Africa's Entry For Best Foreign Language Film Oscar)

From Shadow and Act Mon Feb 4 2013, 14:04:06

Darrell Roodt's latest work (not Winnie), titled Umfaan (or Little One), was South Africa's submission for the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar category. Unfortunately, it didn't make the final nominations list of 5. But the film will be released theatrically in South Africa on April 26 (no word on whether it'll travel). It also has a new trailer and an official poster, both embedded below. Recapping... the film tells the story of a child rape victim left for dead in a township near Johannesburg, and is eventually found and rescued by an older woman, who becomes very close to the little girl, and decides to launch her own...

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