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Dingaka FilmPoster.jpeg
Directed by Jamie Uys
Produced by Jamie Uys
Written by Jamie Uys
Starring Ken Gampu
Stanley Baker
Juliet Prowse
Bob Courtney
Music by Eddie Domingo
Bertha Egnos
Basil Gray
Cinematography Manie Botha
Judex C. Viljoen
Edited by John Jympson
Distributed by Embassy Pictures Corporation
Release date
  • 30 June 1965 (1965-06-30) (U.S.)
  • 9 August 1986 (1986-08-09) (Sweden)
  • 12 August 1986 (1986-08-12) (Germany)
  • 27 August 1986 (1986-08-27) (Finland)
Running time
98 min.
Country South Africa
Language Afrikaans/English

Dingaka is a 1965 film by South African director Jamie Uys with the soundtrack by Bertha Egnos, Eddie Domingo and Basil Gray.


Dingaka tells the story of a tribesman, Ntuku Makwena, who avenges the murder of his daughter according to traditional tribal laws. His act of revenge leads him to be tried under government laws, where justice for black people does not exist.


The film stars Ken Gampu, Stanley Baker, Juliet Prowse and Bob Courtney.

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