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Mzansi comedy. Buyi is a 38-year-old heavyset woman who has to find a man. Pronto. Or so insist her parents!

Released Fri 31 Aug, 2018
Distributor:Indigenous Film DistributionIndigenous Film Distribution
Running time:88 (1h28')
Age restriction:16 D L S

Not for the faint-hearted. Promise.

Following a disastrous drunken display at her younger sister's wedding, 38-year-old Buyi has her parents worried that she’s wasting her life working meaningless jobs. Her parents insist that she take her head out of the clouds and focus on finding herself a good man and settle down.

Buyi is gutted. She returns from KwaZulu-Natal feeling hopeless about her love situation. Where is a heavyset black woman going to find a man in South Africa? Desperate, she reluctantly allows her sexy best friend, Lindi to help find her a man in the exclusive 'man market.' Between questionable concoctions, a quirky magician with a cat obsession, and a sex addict that can't get enough of a big butt, Buyi quickly loses hope of finding Mr. Right. A hilarious, heart-warming story of acceptance and hope.

Genre: Comedy
Cast: Celeste Ntuli, Trevor Gumbi, Phindile Gwala, Lillian Dube, Allen Booi, Craig Urbani, Tayo Faniran, Ntobeko Madlingozi, Isaac Gampu, Keneilwe Matidze, Fadeen Mia
Directed by: Adze ugah
Screenplay: Chinaka Iwunze
Produced by: Malebo Manamela, Aimee Dherman
Language: English, Zulu
Country / Year: South Africa,  2018

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Buyi is a single, unaccomplished Zulu woman who must find “Mr. Right” in the pitiless concrete jungle that is Jo'burg—before she turns 40. ‘Looking for Love’ follows one woman’s journey to learning that the path to finding her soul mate starts with finding herself first.