Silverton Siege Real Story {April} Full Drama Details!

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In this article, we have discussed the film Silverton Siege Real Story that touches the reality of 1980 SA. To get more such news, follow our blog.  

Hello, readers; This article will share the most exciting news with you that is related to a Debut of a South African Director.  Dear readers, Do you know that the Silverton Siege Real Story is based on reality? 

The S. Siege is a story that is making the public of  the United States, and South Africa crazy due to its connection with real life, and has been directed by Mandla Dube. The story revolves around a bank robbery illegal hostage and putting a bomb in an oil depot. 

Who is Mandla Dube?

Mandla Walter Dube is one of the best African cinematographers. He was nominated for Golden Horn Award for Best Achievement in Cinematography in a documentary feature, and an Honourable Mention at ASC Heritage Award Ceremony. 

Brief about Silverton siege true Story

The story is an action drama and starts with the forceful entry of MK Cadres, Aldo, and Terra into a bank. This trio burns the money and does all possible horrific activities, which reminds the audience about a real incident that occurred in Silverton, on January 25, 1980.

Silverton is in the east part of Pretoria. It gives a slight glimpse of Sabelo Mgidi’s Screenplay but in a new and different way. It is more like giving a new look to an old dress by adding new things to it. The Silverton Siege Real Story reveals what happened in the morning in 1980. But the names of the characters have been twisted a little bit to preserve the privacy of all real persons safe. 

In this drama, Mk, Humphery Makhubo, and Stephen Mafoko decide to attack an Oil Depot located near Mamelodi (A Place in South Africa). Suddenly, they realise that cops are after them, then they turn their route towards the Volkskas Bank.The real twist starts when they keep 25 civilians under hostage, and come up with their heavy demands, which depicts the Silverton Siege Real Story happened in 1980. 

However, in the end, the different timing of the first gunshot and other things disconnects the film from realism. 


Q.1 What were the demands of Liberationists?

A.1 They asked for the safe release of Nelson Mandela from the prisoner who was punished with life imprisonment in 1964. And the demand was fulfilled to protect the people of South Africa. 

Q.2 Does the end of the film do justice to history?

A.2 The films are made to connect us with history, still films cannot depict reality as a whole. 

The Final Verdict – 

In reality, Humphery was killed by Police, but the film shows a different picture. It means the Silverton Siege Real Story is true and it includes both reality and fiction. For more information on this topic, click here. 

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