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A World Apart (1988)

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Starring (View all)
Jodhi May Jodhi May
Molly Roth
Jeroen Krabbé Jeroen Krabbé
Gus Roth
Barbara Hershey Barbara Hershey
Diana Roth
Kate Fitzpatrick Kate Fitzpatrick
June Abelson
Tim Roth Tim Roth
Harold
Linda Mvusi Linda Mvusi
Elsie
Paul Freeman Paul Freeman
Kruger
Rosalie Crutchley Rosalie Crutchley
Mrs. Harris


Written by
Shawn Slovo Shawn Slovo
writer


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Description: Based on a true story, this "haunting, deeply moving film" (Los Angeles Times) brims with "emotion and radiant intelligence" (The New Yorker) and features Barbara Hershey in a "strikingly forceful performance" (New York) by Barbara Hershey, this potent account of personal and political turmoil brims with "emotion and radiant intelligence" (The New Yorker)! South Africa, 1963. Communist Gus Roth (Jeroen Krabbe) is forced to flee Johannesburg to escape arrest, leaving his activist wife Diana (Hershey) to continue their crusade against apartheid. But when Diana is wrenched from her three daug ... (more)
Release date: 17 June 1988
UPC: 027616927552
Tags: Racism (2), South Africa (2), Apartheid (2), Activism (2), Drama (1), Political (1), True Story (1), Africa (1), 1980s (1), 1988 (1), 1960s (1), Cannes Winner (1), Sort (1), Johannesburg (1)
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