Beat the Drum (2003)

Beat the Drum


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From director David Hickson comes this drama about a young African's cross-country journey. Set in KwaZulu Natal, South Africa, Beat the Drum stars Junior Singo as Musa, a boy who has been orphaned by a plague that swept through his village. Now living with his elderly grandmother, Musa decides to seek out his uncle in Johannesburg, taking along only a drum given to him by his father. The trip proves to be enlightening for young Musa, who is faced with the culture shock of urban society. Also … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama
Directed By: ,
Written By: W. David McBrayer
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On DVD: Jul 2, 2002
Virgil Films


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Cinematographer Lance Gewer's wide-screen visuals are a knockout, and the impressive cast delivers.

Full Review… | April 7, 2010
Chicago Reader
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