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Maxhosa

Synopsis
Feature film. Macbeth transposed to an African tribal setting where Macbeth is a Zulu warrior. No further details known (5/2007).
Language
Xhosa
Country
Great Britain; South Africa
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
1975
Duration
85 mins
Availability
No archive copy or current distributor found (5/2007).

Credits

Director
Lynton Stephenson
Cast
David Phetoe 
June Butheliezi 

Additional Details

Production type
Fiction Films
Plays
Macbeth
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Black actors

Notes

Notes
Source: British National Film and Video Catalogue. Vol. 19, 1981. The film was distributed theatrically on 35mm by Dandelion Films and on 16mm by Harris Films.

Distributor

Name

Dandelion Films

Distributor (Hire)

Name

Harris Films

Notes
The company was taken over by Glenbuck, which was then absorbed by the BFI.

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