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South African Blockbuster Losing Lerato bags 6 international awards

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The much-loved Mzansi movie, Losing Lerato, has won a total of six awards at the Idyllwild International Festival of Cinema held in California in the United States.

The awards were founded by film and TV director, Stephen Savage. The awards are in their 11th year and aim to expose and empower independent filmmakers from across the world.

Losing Lerato was nominated six times and won in all those categories.

Kagiso Modupe took won the award for Best Actor, Samela Tyelbooi got Best Actress, Tshimollo Modupe walked away with Best Supporting Actress, Thato Molamu got Best Supporting Actor, Sanele Zulu was awarded Best Director and Gavin Sterrley walked away with Best Cinematography.

Losing Lerato follows a divorced man, Kagiso Modupe’s Thami, who decides to kidnap his daughter, played by his real-life child Tshimillo Modupe, from school in a desperate attempt to get time with her.

Losing Lerato was released in September 2019 and made R4.1 million in its first five weeks.

South African Blockbuster Losing Lerato bags 6 international awards

The much-loved Mzansi movie, Losing Lerato, has won a total of six awards at the Idyllwild International Festival of Cinema held in California in the United States.

The awards were founded by film and TV director, Stephen Savage. The awards are in their 11th year and aim to expose and empower independent filmmakers from across the world.

Losing Lerato was nominated six times and won in all those categories.

Kagiso Modupe took won the award for Best Actor, Samela Tyelbooi got Best Actress, Tshimollo Modupe walked away with Best Supporting Actress, Thato Molamu got Best Supporting Actor, Sanele Zulu was awarded Best Director and Gavin Sterrley walked away with Best Cinematography.

Losing Lerato follows a divorced man, Kagiso Modupe’s Thami, who decides to kidnap his daughter, played by his real-life child Tshimillo Modupe, from school in a desperate attempt to get time with her.

Losing Lerato was released in September 2019 and made R4.1 million in its first five weeks.

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