Skorokoro is a 2016 South African TV Film directed by Darrell Roodt. It was nominated for a Golden Horn award in 2017.[2] The film was produced by Phoenix films in South Africa.[3]

Written byDarrell Roodt
Tarryn-Tanille Prinsloo
Directed byDarrell Roodt
Music byGrant Booth
Alun Richards
Country of originSouth Africa[1]
ProducersChristianne Bennetto
Samuel Frauenstein
Dries Maree
Andre Frauenstein
CinematographyPierre Smith
EditorLeon Gerber
Production companyPhoenix Films

The movie was originally planned as a big screen production but failed to make the grade and was reduced to airing only as a local TV production.



Happiness and Rose fall in love in a small village in South Africa. They would like to get married, but their families keep that from happening. Happiness decides to enter a race with his old taxi in order to win prize money to pay for his lobola. Happiness will be allowed to marry Rose if and only if he can pay the required lobola.[4]


  1. ^ "Saftas Nominees Announced". People Magazine. Archived from the original on 25 April 2017. Retrieved 24 April 2017.
  2. ^ Chironda, Melody (17 March 2017). "South Africa: Stars to Battle For a Golden Horn at Film Awards". allAfrica. Retrieved 26 September 2022.
  3. ^ "Maqamovie finalists star in new film". FilmContact. Retrieved 30 April 2017. [dead link]
  4. ^ "Maqamovie finalist Papiso Keogatile gets lead role in new SA film". My TV News. 1 June 2015. Retrieved 26 September 2022.