Drama

Penguin Films has produced hundreds of hours of drama for television over 30 years.
The experience garnered has set Penguin Films apart with many awards from across the globe.

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Z’bondive (Season 1 and 2)

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Z’bondiwe “Obsession. Love. Sacrifice” Z’bondiwe is a nail-biting action drama series set to explode on e.TV on the Friday, 15thMay 2015 at 20h00. The series is set in Soweto where two notorious gangs – The Vutha Boys and The Mambas rule the township. These two gangs are fierce rivals and many fights have resulted in bloodbaths because their animosity. Our series hero is Ntando Mabatha (portrayed by Anga Makubalo), a law graduate from the University of Cape Town.
GENRE: Drama, Television
 
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Saints and Sinners (Season 2)

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‘Saints and Sinners’ is a gripping family drama with female and male protagonists centred on the lives of two families living in the south of Johannesburg. The two families consist of the upwardly mobile Khumalo family, comprising matriarch Mamohato and her two attractive daughters, Phindi and Boni, and further down the tracks, hard-working Lulama and Thabang Moloiswa.
GENRE: Drama, Television
 
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Traffic! (Season 2)

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In the second season of Traffic! Lungi and Songezo investigate a series of murders where the victims are young, pregnant women. Forensics (Roy Davids) reveals that the women are strangled and mutilated. The women are always draped in exotic fabric, and their bodies seated to face away from the ocean. Could this be the work of a serial killer?
GENRE: Drama, Television
 
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Saints and Sinners (Season I)

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Crime, love, corruption, freedom: It’s all centre stage in this riveting new homegrown drama series. The mix of crime and love and corruption and freedom that has come in the wake of the birth of democracy in South Africa takes the spotlight in a brand new, homegrown drama series.
GENRE: Drama, Television
 
GENRE: Drama, Television
 
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Traffic!

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Traffic is an investigative drama/thriller following our central character, Detective Lungi Mlaba (Bonnie Mbuli) who, in the course of a murder investigation, finds her own integrity is severely put to the test.
GENRE: Drama, Television
 
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Forced Love

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Forced Love is a romantic comedy based on Shakespeare’s ‘Taming of the Shrew’. It centres on two people falling in love despite their serious misgivings about one another.
GENRE: Drama, Television
 
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Montana

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Penguin Films produced 78 episodes of Montana for SABC 1. The series revolved around the community of Montana in Cape Town which is a melting pot of different races and social classes.
GENRE: Drama, Television
 
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Izingane Zobaba

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IZINGANE ZOBABA is a contemporary South African tale adapted from William Shakespeare's "King Lear".
GENRE: Drama, Television
 
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Sokhulu & Partners

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Sokhulu and Partners is a legal drama series produced by Paw Paw Films for SABC 1. The Sokhulu brothers (Melusi Yeni & Thami Africa) with the help of Pamela (Linda Sokhulu) fight legal battles in court as they stand up for those who cannot speak for themselves. The series is based on real cases in South Africa with a dramatic twist.
GENRE: Drama, Television
 
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