While Neria is mourning her husband’s death during his funeral in his village, her brother-in-law Phineas is busy in town, stripping Neria’s house of all their belongings. Phineas acts quickly, claiming inheritance rights to Neria and her property, in accordance with African tradition.
Neria cautiously suspects her brother-in-law’s true motives and when Phineas abducts her children, Neria decides to fight back.
A classic African film that has struck a nerve that runs across the continent, with an original soundtrack and supporting performance by Zimbabwe’s legendary World Music sensation, Oliver Mtukudzi.
Winner of 10 international awards including OAU award Carthage (Egypt) 1991 and South Africa’s MNET awards for Best Actress, Best Music and Best Film 1992.