Little One (film)

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Little One
Directed by Darrell Roodt
Written by Darrell Roodt
Starring Lindiwe Ndlovu
Music by Laurent Eyquem
Cinematography Trevor Brown
Edited by Avril Beukes
Release date
  • 2012 (2012)
Country South Africa
Language Zulu

Little One is a 2012 South African drama film directed by Darrell Roodt. The film was selected as the South African entry for the Best Foreign Language Oscar at the 85th Academy Awards, but it did not make the final shortlist.[1]


Set in South Africa, the story follows a middle aged woman named Pauline, who finds a battered child on the road. She takes the child to the hospital where she is treated. Then she takes the child away to find out why the child became a victim of violence.


  • Lindiwe Ndlovu as Pauline
  • Vuyelwa Msimang as Little One (Vuyelwa)
  • Mutodi Neshehe as Detective Morena
  • Nompumelelo Nyiyane as Nurse
  • Luzuko Nqeto as Jacob
  • Vicky Kente as Florence
  • Vusi Msimang as Vusi
  • Richard Lukunku as Detective # 2
  • Tami Baleka as Matron
  • Sarah kozlowski as Social Worker
  • Jonathan Taylor as Doctor
  • Samela Tyelbooi as ICU Nurse
  • Thuli Msimang as Little One’s Mother
  • Tshepiso Mokgosi as Kid # 1
  • Mpho Molwasei as Kid # 2
  • Lucky Mphga as Constable
  • Phalanndwa Takalani as Taxi Helper

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Vourlias, Christopher (28 September 2012). "S. Africa picks 'Little One' for Oscar nom". Variety. Reed Business Information. Retrieved 28 September 2012. 

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