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Drunken Lover

A distressed straight man struggles to escape undetected after waking up naked in the arms of another man.

  • Mhle Nzima
    Director
    The Lost Letter, Written In Tears
  • Mhle Nzima
    Writer
    The Lost Letter, Written In Tears
  • Mhle Nzima
    Producer
    The Lost Letter, Written In Tears
  • Elliot Moyo
    Producer
    The Lost Letter
  • Exult Ncube
    Key Cast
    "Tamu"
    The Lost Letter
  • Tamsanqa Mlalazi
    Key Cast
    "The Man"
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Runtime:
    4 minutes 51 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    August 1, 2022
  • Country of Origin:
    Zimbabwe
  • Country of Filming:
    Zimbabwe
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16.9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
Director Biography - Mhle Nzima

Mhle Nzima is the co-founder of Rebel Film Productions, a multimedia production studio which uses film, animation, art, and culture as a tool to tackle social injustice. Professionally he is a 2d digital animator, an award winning film director, scriptwriter, producer, illustrator, and entrepreneur responsible for writing, directing and co-producing the first feature film from his home city of Bulawayo to be licensed by regional satellite broadcaster DSTV’s Zambezi Magic in 2017, the two-time-award-winning film “The Lost Letter”. This, coupled with multiple emotional films and animations addressing issues like homophobic bullying, child molestation, depression, and suicide among many other “taboo” subjects in Zimbabwe lead to his name quickly becoming synonymous with impactful and tasteful dramatic storytelling and fostered a life-long partnership with like-minded production company Early Entertainment. He has collaborated on various filmmaking projects with several organizations and production companies like Invision Studios, the National Gallery of Zimbabwe in Bulawayo, Nafuna TV, and done commissioned work for institutions like the African Union Sports Commission; The Ministry of Health Zimbabwe; the Sexual Rights Centre, Voice of the Voiceless, and TREAT among many other NGOs. He is currently the head writer and an animator for Nafuna TV’s popular animated series “Angry Mwana” and is working on several film and entertainment projects with Early Entertainment. Follow his works on all social media platforms: @MhleNzima

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