In brief

9 April 2019

Content - Film

Steamy rom-com ‘Love Lives Here’ tells the tale of a woman caught between two worlds, the township lifestyle and the suburbs A new breed of South African film is about to hit our screens. Thando Thabethe and Lungile Radu team up in "Love Lives Here”, a movie about love, loyalty, friendship and family. The star-studded cast also includes Zola Nombona, Andile Gumbi, Motlatsi Mafatshe, Nomalanga Shozi and Nkanyiso Bhengu. Filmed in KwaZulu-Natal and directed by Norman Maake (‘Soldiers of the Rock’, 2003; ‘Homecoming’ 2005; and ‘Skeem Saam’ 2011), it tells the story of Zinhle Malinga (Thabethe), a hard-working modern woman with strong traditional values who has been burnt by love. Luckily, she has her two best girlfriends, Baphindile (Shozi) and Afiya (Nyokabi Angela Gethaiga) to cheer her up.