Maangamizi - The Ancient One (2000)

Maangamizi - The Ancient One
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating N/A
Runtime 1hr 52mins.
Genres Drama
Keywords N/A
Status Released
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
David Rosshirt Co-Producer n/a 170 3000006
Casta Tungaraza Co-Producer n/a 170 3000007
Leonard Merrill Kurz Co-Producer n/a 170 3000008
Steven Shareshian Executive Producer n/a 174 3000005
Joan Cunning Executive Producer n/a 174 3000004
Martin Mhando Producer n/a 3 3000002
Jonathan Demme Executive Producer n/a 174 3000003
Queenae Taylor Mulvihill Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Alex Frayne Assistant Director n/a 163 5000001
Gregory R Beda Sound n/a 120816 14000001
Joshua B Graham Sound n/a 120816 14000002
Cyril Neville Music n/a 120781 8000001
James B Ling Editor n/a 172 7000001
David Espline Assistant Director n/a 163 5000002
Willie Dawkins Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Queenae Taylor Mulvihill Producer n/a 3 3000001
Martin Mhando Director n/a 2 2000002
Adam S Mwambile Actor n/a 1 1000006
Kasaka Actor n/a 1 1000007
Thecla Mjatta Actor Doctor Moshi 1 1000005
Waigwa Wachira Actor Doctor Odhiambo 1 1000004
Barbara O Actor Doctor Asira 1 1000002
Mwanajuma Ali Hassan Actor Maangamizi 1 1000003
Chemi Che Mponda-Kadete Actor n/a 1 1000008
Yacinta Tungaraza-Msomi Actor n/a 1 1000009
Professor Samahein Actor n/a 1 1000014
Ron Mulvihill Director n/a 2 2000001
Zinabu Bure Actor n/a 1 1000013
Mona Mwakalinga Actor n/a 1 1000012
Christa Kombo Actor n/a 1 1000010
Janet Fabian Actor n/a 1 1000011
Amandina Lihamba Actor Samehe 1 1000001
Synopsis
For years, mental patient Samehe has remained mute, refusing to utter a word to the staff of her Kilimanjaro mental hospital. Things change with the arrival of Dr. Asira, a progressive African-American psychiatrist. Soon after joining the staff, Asira begins to make headway with Samehe's case. Samehe, believing that Asira is a messenger sent by her spiritual guide Maangamizi, begins to speak to the doctor, giving her glimpses of her inner world. Once their discussions have begun, however, it is Samehe who pushes Asira to confront her own buried traumas.
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