TSOTSI means thug, criminal or gang-member in local South African lingo. This compelling story of crime and redemption has earned several awards and captivated audiences worldwide! Set amid the sprawling Johannesburg township of Soweto where survival is the primary objective the film traces six days in the life of a ruthless young gang leader who ends up caring for a baby accidently kidnapped during a car-jacking. This one event turns his life around and leads him down an unexpected path to redemption. Tsotsi is an extraordinary portrait of the choices that are made in life and how compassion can endure in the human heart.