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2000 Rated NR 1hr 20m

Revel in the body's ability to make music with Gumboots, a group of performers who use their voices along with percussion instruments to tell the story of black South African coalminers. The oppressed miners, who wore black boots (or gumboots), were not allowed to speak to each other while in the mines. In response, they devised a communication system using their gumboots and ankle shackles.

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 5.1, English: DTS 5.1 Surround

Other features

Color; region 1 encoding; interactive menus; "The Gumboots Story" 52 min. documentary.