Sowetan Lucky Kunene decides, when his fellow petty-criminal Nazareth gets hurt in a botched ram-raid,that it's time for something on a bigger scale: taking over apartment blocks by allying himself with their tenants. But slum landlords and drug dealers – not to mention the police - don't like what he's doing. Drama, violence, and an oblique angle on post-apartheid society ensue.
“Ralph Ziman's thrilling and provocative Jerusalema presents the flipside of the new South Africa's emotionally devastated, winner-take-all society. Bursting with energy.”