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Material (2012)

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94 min | Comedy, Drama

Cassim is a young Muslim man who works in his father's fabric shop in Johannesburg. However, Cassim wants to be a stand-up comedian, which his father disproves of. When he gets a gig at a local bar, he has to find a way of keeping it a secret.
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Writers
Ronnie Apteker (story) | Rosalind Butler (story) | Craig Freimond (screenplay) (story) | Riaad Moosa (story) | Robbie Thorpe (story)
Composer
Elizabeth Rennie (as Lizzie Rennie)
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Budget
$2,000,000
Gross (World)
$998,291
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Release date
Feb 10, 2012 (South Africa)

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36 cast members
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Riaad Moosa
Cassim Kaif Cassim Kaif   See fewer
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Vincent Ebrahim
Ebrahim Kaif Ebrahim Kaif   See fewer
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Denise Newman
Fatima Kaif Fatima Kaif   See fewer
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Krijay Govender
Dadi Kaif Dadi Kaif   See fewer
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Zakeeya Patel
Aisha Kaif Aisha Kaif   See fewer
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Carishma Basday
Zulfa Ahmed Zulfa Ahmed   See fewer
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Royston Stoffels
Rafiq Kaif Rafiq Kaif   See fewer
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Quanita Adams
Shareen Shareen   See fewer
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Afzal Khan
Faheem Faheem   See fewer
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Nik Rabinowitz
Dave Gold Dave Gold   See fewer
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Osman Ali
Shanawaaz Shanawaaz   See fewer
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Rabin Harduth
Farouk Farouk   See fewer
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Mark Bennett
Performer in stand-up bar Performer in stand-up bar   See fewer
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Rosalind Butler
Customer at Rafiq's shop Customer at Rafiq's shop   See fewer
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Francesca Freimond
Little girl at shop Little girl at shop   See fewer
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Vashti Govindasami
Little girl in park Little girl in park   See fewer
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Shaazia Hammid
Zulfa's Sister Zulfa's Sister   See fewer
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Nina Hastie
Door woman at comedy club Door woman at comedy club   See fewer
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Tshabalira Lebakeng
Street vendor Street vendor   See fewer
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Alice Lindsay
Woman in Shop Woman in Shop   See fewer
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Pranesh Maharaj
Video shop guy Video shop guy   See fewer
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Imam Malik
Imam in Mosque Imam in Mosque   See fewer
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Deep Fried Man
Comedian Comedian   See fewer
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Tall Ass Mo
Comedian Comedian   See fewer
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Tshepo Mogale
Comedian Comedian   See fewer
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David Mojola
Street vendor Street vendor   See fewer
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Musaid Moos
Zulfa's Cousin Zulfa's Cousin   See fewer
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Muttasim Moos
Zulfa's Cousin Zulfa's Cousin   See fewer
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Miriam Nana
Zulfa's Sister Zulfa's Sister   See fewer
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Madoda Ntuli
Mohammed Mohammed   See fewer
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Zulfa's Mom Zulfa's Mom   See fewer
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7.8 / 10 | 675 votes