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THE STORY

From the depths of a mine shaft to the musical stage

The Lucky Specials are a small-time cover band in a dusty mining town in southern Africa. Mandla The Lucky Specials are a small-time cover band in a dusty mining town in southern Africa. Mandla (Oros Mampofu) works as a miner by day, but is passionate about playing guitar and dreams of making it big in the music industry. When tragedy strikes, Mandla, his friend Nkanyiso (Sivenathi Mabuya) and the band must find the strength to make their dreams reality.

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Mandla


OROS MAMPOFU

Jose


RICHARD LUKUNKU

Nkanyiso


SIVENATHI MABUYA

Sello


THOMAS GUMEDE

Bra Easy


BLONDIE MAKHENE

Zwanga


FULU MUGOVHANI

Produced by Discovery Learning Alliance and Quizzical Pictures in association with HHMI Tangled Bank Studios, with support from Wellcome Trust, Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI), USAID and PEPFAR through the Leadership, Management & Governance Project, led by Management Sciences for Health

The Lucky Specials