Asinamali


60m 1987

Brief Synopsis

A performance of a South African drama that probes the roots of injustice under apartheid. "Asinamali," which in Zulu means "we have no money," concerns five prison inmates who recount the crimes for which they were arrested. Their stories, darkly hilarious, expand into a nightmare version of life

Film Details

Also Known As
Great Performances (12/11/87)
Release Date
1987
Production Company
BBC (Main Listing); Portello Productions

Technical Specs

Duration
60m

Synopsis

A performance of a South African drama that probes the roots of injustice under apartheid. "Asinamali," which in Zulu means "we have no money," concerns five prison inmates who recount the crimes for which they were arrested. Their stories, darkly hilarious, expand into a nightmare version of life under apartheid.

Film Details

Also Known As
Great Performances (12/11/87)
Release Date
1987
Production Company
BBC (Main Listing); Portello Productions

Technical Specs

Duration
60m

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