A girl, Carola, whose vacation in Kenya takes an interesting turn when she becomes infatuated with a Masai. Carola decides to leave her boyfriend to stay with her lover. There, she has to adapt to the Masai's way of life and get used to their food which includes milk mixed with blood. She also has to face her husband's attitude towards women and what he expects from a wife. Nonetheless, Carola is welcomed warmly into the tribe she has chosen to join.

  1. Hermine Huntgeburth

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Corinne Hofmann


  3. Johannes W. Betz


  4. G√ľnter Rohrbach


Top Billed Cast

  1. Nina Hoss

    Nina Hoss

    Carola Lehmann

  2. Jacky Ido

    Jacky Ido


  3. Katja Flint

    Katja Flint


  4. Antonio Prester

    Antonio Prester

    Pater Bernado

  5. Janek Rieke

    Janek Rieke


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The White Massai
The White Massai


Original Title Die weisse Massai

Status Released

Release Information

  • September 14, 2005


Original Language German

Runtime 2h 11m

Budget $7,000,000.00

Revenue $22,000,000.00



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