Fiche Film
COURT Métrage | 1999
Fight (The)
Pays concerné : Afrique du Sud
Durée : 26 minutes
Genre : portrait
Type : documentaire


Un film d’Eddie Edwards


The Fight follows Andile « One by One » Tshongolo as he works towards a challenge for the Western Cape Middleweight Boxing Crown. The film focuses on the relationships between Andile and his trainer, Steve Naude; his employer, Trudy Houareau; his brother, Xolani, his supporters and friends. It culminates in the fight that could set him on the road to the big time. Tshongolo lives in the Marconi Beam squatter camp known as Chukutown,’place of trouble’. He works as a groom at Houareau’s Racehorse Stables in Milnerton. Andile turned pro with the intention to box his way out of the township and give his family the opportunities that he did not have.

SA 1999 26min Video
Dir: Eddie Edwards


2000 | South African National Television Awards, 2000
* Silver at AVANTI Awards

2000 | Encounters South African International Documentary Film Festival | CAPE TOWN, South Africa |
* Selection
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