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Cry Freedom
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Josette Simon Josette Simon
Dr. Ramphele
John Matshikiza John Matshikiza
Mapetla
Juanita Waterman Juanita Waterman
Ntsiki Biko
Evelyn Sithole Evelyn Sithole
Nurse at clinic
Xoliswa Sithole Xoliswa Sithole
Nurse at clinic
James Coine James Coine
Young boy
Kevin Kline Kevin Kline
Donald Woods


Written by
John Briley John Briley
(screenplay)
Donald Woods Donald Woods
books Biko and Asking for Trouble


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A good movie

4 years, 8 months ago at Jan 18 12:23
Since I have a weak spot for Denzel Washington, I was really eager to check this movie. Furthermore, I have always been intrigued by South African history which is really controversial, sad and quite shocking. This movie deals with one of the most famous figures involved in the fight for equal rights. This man was called Steve Biko, very well portrayed by Denzel Washington who was not yet a huge s... read more
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South African journalist Donald Woods is forced to flee the country after attempting to investigate the death in custody of his friend the black activist Steve Biko.
Release date: 6 November 1987
UPC: 025192051623
Tags: 1980s (3), Drama (3), Escape (2), Murder (2), Historical (2), Friendship (2), South Africa (2), Racism (2), 1987 (2), (cin) (1), 08 (1), Classy (1), UK (1), Spiritual Cinema (1), Sort (1), SnP (1), HQ (1), About A White Guy (1), 80's (1), Steve Biko (1)
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