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The Wooden Camera

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Drama
Release Date:April 10, 2004
Running time:90 minutes
Cast:Junior Singo, Dana de Agrella, Innocent Msimango, Lisa Petersen, Nicholas Jara
Director:Ntshaveni Wa Luruli
Writer:Yves Buclet, Peter Speyer

Description: A young boy and his best friend learn that a simple choice can alter the entire course of a lifetime in this introspective English-language drama from South African filmmaker Ntshavheni Wa Luruli. When Madiba and Sipho discover the dead body of a man clutching a briefcase that contains a gun and a video camera, Sipho's fate is sealed when he reaches for the gun and the introverted Madiba's artistic aspirations are unlocked when he begins to see a new world through the lens of the video camera. As Sipho descends into a life of crime, the challenges of life in post-apartheid South Africa slowly begin to come into focus for young Madiba.~ Jason Buchanan, All Movie Guide

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