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Otelo Burning full movie is released on Dec 30, 2011. Watch Otelo Burning online - the English Drama movie from South Africa , which has achieved a worldwide gross of $25,956. Otelo Burning is directed by Sara Blecher and created by James Whyle with Jafta Mamabolo and Thomas Gumede. Otelo Burning is available online on Amazon Video and Google Play Movies.

Shot in Durban and directed by Sara Blecher (Surfing Soweto), the film tells the story of a group of township kids who discover the joy of surfing. It is set in 1989, against a backdrop of brewing conflict between two political groups in Lamontville. When 16-year-old Otelo Buthelezi takes to the water for the first time, it is clear that he was born to surf. Then tragedy strikes, and on the day that Nelson Mandela is released from prison, Otelo is forced to choose between surfing success and justice. This beautifully made, insightful, entertaining film captures a turbulent time in the history of South Africa.

As know as:

Otelo - Der Preis der Freiheit, Otelo Burning


South Africa


English, Zulu

Production Companies:

Cinga Productions

Official Site:

Official Blog

Gross worldwide:



A Nation on the Crest of Change, A boy with nothing to lose, Everything is about to change.

Cast & Crew

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