Rhodes Movie Review 1997

Information and Film Reviews for Rhodes the Movie

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British miniseries details the life of 19th-century colonialist, British-born Cecil Rhodes (Shaw), who makes his money in the South African diamond trade and decides to place as much African territory under Britain's flag as possible. Rhodes succeeded in begetting the nation of Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe), became involved in the bloody Boer War, and established the prestigious Rhodes scholarship at Oxford University. On three cassettes.

Distribution

CBS/Fox Video, 1330 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10019, Phone: (212)373-4800, Toll-free: 800-800-4369, Fax: (212)373-4803, Remarks: Does not handle retail queries from consumers; contact your local video distributor.

Available on VHS
Running time 336 minutes.
Originally from British.

Cast and Crew

Genres
This Is Your Life, Africa, Great Britain, Politics, True Stories
Screenplay
Antony Thomas
Cast
Martin Shaw, Frances Barber, Tim Dutton, David Butler, Ken Stott, Raymond Coulthard, Neil Pearson
Cinematography
Alec Curtis
Director
David Drury
Music
Alan Parker
Producer
Michael Wearing, Antony Thomas, BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation), WGBH Boston, CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation)

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