Gringo the trouble maker, movie premieres PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 18 April 2013 09:30

gringo movie.jpgThe full length movie 'Gringo the trouble maker' will premiere on the large screen at Rainbow cinemas this Thursday evening.

The full length Shona film which is 1 hour 50 minutes long is based on the popular television drama series, Gringo which ran on ZBC TV for seven years from the late 1990s.

Script writer and three time NAMA award winner, Enock Chihombori said the main theme centres around the get-rich-quick concept that has gripped most Zimbabweans.


"John gets into trouble after consulting Gringo who purports to be a n’anga. He is taken for a ride by Gringo. The twists and turns are typical of the Gringo drama,” said Chihombori.

The movie features Lazarus Boora 'Gringo', Tapiwa Mavindidze  who once starred in the local soap Studio 263 as 'VJ' and Evangelista Mwatse who starred in the soap Small House Saga as 'Jean'.

Chihombori added that he drew his inspiration from the success of other local films.

“The need to revive and grow the industry is where I got the idea. This should definitely impact the international market,” said Chihombori.

Directed by Ben Mahaka and produced by veteran film producer, Lillian Chidavaenzi in collaboration with the Zimbabwe International Film Festival, ‘Gringo the trouble maker’ was shot beginning of last year.

The film’s cast includes talented actors such as Gringo’s sidekick, Blessing Chimhowa coming in as 'Mbudziyadhura' and William Matenga popularly known as 'Mudhara Gweshegweshe' from the original cast.

Comments (6)Add Comment
written by kadidiya, December 08, 2013
ndiye anogona kuekita haikona anakapfupi
written by kadidiya, December 08, 2013
just waiting
written by kadidiya, December 08, 2013
i want to see gringo the trouble maker part 2
written by Rea, April 22, 2013
When can we watch this in England?
written by jordan, April 20, 2013
smilies/cheesy.gif yes he is a trouble maker
written by Me, April 19, 2013
When is it showing again please

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