South Africa 2012, 103 min

Director: Ntshavheni Wa Luruli
Cast: Florence Masebe, Ashifashabba Muleya, Vusi Kunene

Elelwani and her boyfriend are in love and have plans to spend the rest of their lives together. They are both educated and live urban lives with aspirations to travel abroad. After her university graduation Elelwani returns to her family in the rural countryside to introduce her boyfriend and announce her future plans. But the weight of tradition bears heavily on her family and they refuse to accept her union. The father wants his daughter to become the wife of the local king despite his daughter’s insistent refusal. What unfolds is a secret hidden by the royal family from the community and Elelwani is destined to uncover these mysteries and deceptions. Written by Anonymous

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