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Sarafina! is an anti-apartheid musical about a young Soweto girl (Leleti Khumalo) who experiences a political awakening, as she comes of age in the mid-'70s, due to the lessons of her teacher (Whoopi Goldberg), who tends not to follow the white power-structure's curriculum.

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Whoopi Goldberg
as Mary Masembuko
Miriam Makeba
as Angelina
John Kani
as Principal
Gideon de Wet
as 2nd Policeman
Robert Whithead
as Interrogator
Faca Kulu
as Eddie
Mary Twala
as Sarafina's Grandmother
James Mthoba
as Sarafina's Uncle
Greg Latter
as 1st Policeman
Gideon DeWet
as 2nd Policeman
Nicky Rebelo
as 1st Soldier
James Whyle
as 2nd Soldier
Michele Bestbier
as Mrs. Hendriks
Patrick Ndlovu
as Victor Gumede
David Manqele
as Preacher
Sibusiso Ngema
as Funeral Leader
Xolani Dlamini
as Sarafina's Brother
Siya Ngcobe
as Sarafina's Brother
Louis Seboko
as Joe Masembuko
Sam Ngakane
as Guitar's Father
Doris Sehula
as Woman Shopper
Dominic Skosana
as 1st Prison Guard
Ishamel Boikanyo
as 2nd Prison Guard
Siphamandla Ngcamu
as 1st Testimony/Crocodile Gang Member
Khanyo Maphumulo
as 2nd Testimony
Dipuo Lehlongwa
as 4th Testimony/Sarafina's Friend
Mfana "Jones" Hlope
as 5th Testimony/Crocodile Gang Member
Congo Radebe
as Silence
Vincent Ngobese
as Crocodile Gang Member
Gugwana Dlamini
as Sarafina's Friend
Khululiwe Sithole
as Sarafina's Friend
Batho Mhlongo
as Sarafina's Friend
Billy Mashigo
as Shebeen Drinker
Dixon Malele
as Shebeen Drinker
Eric Seema
as Shebeen Drinker
Mate Bashe
as Teacher
Sbongile Dingatha
as Woman Shopper
Olga Mvicane
as Woman Shopper
as Jaeger
John Lata
as Dancer
Vukani "Marko" Dlamini
as Crocodile Gang Member
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