COLORS OF HEAVEN

By Peter BISHAI

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Epic - Completed 2013

It is the sweeping epic true story of Muntu Ndebele and Norman Knox (the black and white stars, respectively, of the 1976 film classic e’Lollipop – one of South Africa’s biggest box-office hits). The film shows how these two young South African actors' lives changed radically - from being teenage friends in the mid-1970s, to being on opposite sides during the violent political struggle of Apartheid during the 1980s, to being miraculously reunited as friends after Nelson Mandela became President in 1994.

Festivals
& Awards

Montreal World Film Festival 2014
Official Competition
AFI 2014
African Films
Pan African Film Festival 2014
worldfest 2014
Best Film
SAFTA 2014
2 South African Oscars
    • Year of production
    • 2013
    • Genres
    • Epic, Action/Adventure, Biography
    • Countries
    • SOUTH AFRICA
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH
    • Budget
    • 5 - 10 M$
    • Duration
    • 120 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Peter BISHAI
    • Writer(s)
    • Peter BISHAI, Andre PIETERSE
    • Producer(s)
    • Andre PIETERSE
    • Synopsis
    • "Colors of Heaven" is the winner of two SAFTA Awards (South African Oscars) and one of the most anticipated South African films in years. It is the sweeping epic true story of Muntu Ndebele and Norman Knox (the black and white stars, respectively, of the 1976 film classic e’Lollipop – one of South Africa’s biggest box-office hits). The film shows how these two young South African actors' lives changed radically - from being teenage friends in the mid-1970s, to being on opposite sides during the violent political struggle of Apartheid during the 1980s, to being miraculously reunited as friends after Nelson Mandela became President in 1994. This film is an inspiring story of friendship without color, danger, adventure, romance, betrayal and redemption…set against the turbulent background of a nation in crisis. It is a testament to the history of South Africa and its citizens' struggle for freedom, friendship, love, and the second chances that only God can give.​
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