WorldCat Identities

Pheto, Terry

Works: 9 works in 35 publications in 7 languages and 4,158 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biographical films  Historical films  Film adaptations  Gangster films  Melodrama  Fiction  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Melodramas (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Terry Pheto
Mandela : long walk to freedom by Justin Chadwick( Visual )

16 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,974 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on South African President Nelson Mandela's autobiography of the same name, it chronicles his early life, coming of age, education and 27 years in prison before becoming President and working to rebuild the country's once segregated society
Tsotsi by Gavin Hood( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Johannesburg, a small time criminal, Tsotsi, is a teenager without feelings, hardened by his tough life. After a series of violent gang hits, Tsotsi hijacks a car. However, whilst driving, Tsotsi finds that there is a baby on the back seat. He brings the baby to his house in the slum. The next six days bring about a change in him that couldn't be foreseen
Catch a fire by Phillip Noyce( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of a South African hero's journey to freedom. In the country's turbulent and divided times in the 1980s, Patrick Chamusso is an oil refinery foreman and soccer coach who is apolitical. That is, until he and his wife Precious are jailed. Patrick is stunned into action against the country's oppressive reigning system, even as police Colonel Nic Vos further insinuates himself into the Chamussos' lives
Hopeville( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in South Africa, Amos is a reformed alcoholic on a mission to forge a relationship with his estranged son. When father and son arrive in the dusty town of Hopeville, they discover a mean little community where apathy, fear and suspicion are the order of the day. When Amos decides to restore the public swimming pool so that his son can purse a swimming career, he is met with skepticism and resistance from the town's authorities and its inhabitants. Through patience, determination and above all courage, Amos' selfless acts ripples through Hopeville, inspiring others to take action and to do what they know is right. Slowly but surely, good ripples through Hopeville, transforming the town and its inhabitants for good
How 2 steal 2 million( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack's back on the streets after five years for a robbery he attempted with his best friend Twala. Twala never got caught; Jack never talked. But Twala's not a good man--he's as treacherous as Jack is honorable--and he's married Jack's former fiancée while Jack was conveniently out of the way. Twala presents Jack with a chance to make two million Rands; Jack longs for the straight life, but he needs money. The victim: Twala's own father. The partner for Jack in this crime: tough, sexy Olive--who's perhaps even less trustworthy than Twala
Tsotsi : ein Junge aus dem Getto ; based on the novel "Tsotsi" by Athol Fugard( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in German and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama um eineh jungen Bandenchef in Soweto
Tsotsi (2005)( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A young man running with a criminal gang on the streets of Johannesburg, Tsotsi - a nickname meaning thug - is immersed in a world of violence that seems to leave him unaffected, until he discovers an infant in the backseat of a car he has stolen
Sekali le Meokgo( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in Sotho and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"Sekalli le Meokgo is a magic realism story about Kgotso, a recluse stickfighter who lives a solitary life high up in the Maluti Mountains of Lesotho ... This is a story about unrequited love, and sacrifice infused with both the cruelty and the beauty of African magic"--
Tsotsi : a novel by Athol Fugard( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in Multiple languages and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six days in the violent life of a young Johannesburg gang leader
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Audience level: 0.20 (from 0.15 for Mandela : ... to 0.92 for Tsotsi : e ...)