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Rosemary Zimu as Zinhle in Savage Beauty.
Rosemary Zimu as Zinhle in Savage Beauty.
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In Savage Beauty, Netflix's latest African original, a young woman seeks revenge against a powerful family.

The series produced by Quizzical Pictures and created by Lebogang Mogashoa centres on Zinhle (Rosemary Zimu) who was one of the children that beauty brand magnates Don and Grace Bhengu (played by Nthati Moshesh and Dumisani Mbebe) tested a toxic product on.

Zinhle returns 15 years later to execute her revenge, exposing the family and taking them down a path of destruction.

Set against the background of the beauty industry the series explores themes such as the standards of beauty in the industry.

The 6-episode series boasts a stellar cast which also includes: Nambitha Ben-Mazwi, Angela Sithole, Jesse Suntele, Oros Mampofu, Mpho Sebeng, Slindile Nodangala and John Ncamane.

In this exclusive clip the cast, director Rea Rangaka and executive producer Lebogang Mogashoa share more insight into the characters and the story.

Savage Beauty premieres on Netflix, Thursday 12 May.

READ MORE | Savage Beauty: How the new Netflix show confronts beauty standards, skin bleaching and family

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