Inja 20 years old

Inja [Dog] is a 2002 South African short film directed by Steve Pasvolsky. Using a Xhosa boy as a pawn, a farmer teaches his puppy to be white man's best friend. Ten years later, both their lives hang in the balance at the mercy of the dog. The film was nominated for an Oscar for Best Live Action Short Film.


Inja Cast

Name Character
Danny Keogh He was 53, 71 years old when he died as Johannes
Terry Norton as Angelina
Terry Norton as Friend on Bicycle
Lizo C. Makambi as Older Thembile
Terry Norton as Hettie
Terry Norton as Dora
Anele Vellom as Young Thembile

Inja Crew

Name Department
Steve Pasvolsky as Director. He was 36 (now 56) years old Directing
Steve Pasvolsky as Writer. He was 36 (now 56) years old Writing
Inja poster
Inja (20 years)

  • Release day: Tuesday, January 01, 2002
  • Runtime: 17 minutes