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61 Ratings

Life, Above All

Directed by Oliver Schmitz
Germany, South Africa, 2010
Drama, LGBT+


In the dusty small town of Elandsdoorn, a South African township not far from Johannesburg, life seems simple and serene. 12-year-old Chanda is a promising young student. But her life, and that of her family, changes dramatically when her infant sister unexpectedly dies

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Life, Above All Directed by Oliver Schmitz

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

2010 | Winner: François Chalais Award

National Board of Review

2010 | Winner: Top Five Foreign Films

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