Jerome Pikwane’s fictional account of the mythological creature, The Tokoloshe, is set to spook audiences this December, and today we have the official trailer to share with you.
In the film, Busi, a young destitute woman with dangerously repressed emotions, lands a job as a cleaner at a rundown hospital in the heart of Johannesburg. Desperate for the money so she can bring her younger sister to Johannesburg, she must cope despite the predatory and corrupt hospital manager. When Busi discovers an abandoned young girl in the hospital, who believes she is tormented by a supernatural force, Busi must face her own demons from her past in order to save the child from the abusive monster that pursues them both relentlessly.
Pikwane co-wrote the film with Richard Kunzmann. Petronella Tshuma, Kwande Nkosi, and Dawid Minnaar star.
Uncork’d Entertainment will release The Tokoloshe on digital platforms and DVD on December 3rd.