Cry Freedom Movie Review 1987

Information and Film Reviews for Cry Freedom the Movie

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A romantic look at the short life of South African activist Steven Biko, and his friendship with the white news editor, Donald Woods. The film focuses on Woods' escape from Africa while struggling to bring Biko's message to the world. Based on a true story.

Distribution

Simon Wiesenthal Center, 1399 S. Roxbury, Los Angeles, CA 90035, Phone: (310)553-9036, Toll-free: 800-900-9036, Fax: (310)553-4521, Email: information@wiesenthal.net, URL: http://www.wiesenthal.com

Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 157 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Buddies, Apartheid, True Stories, Front Page
Screenplay
John Briley
Cast
Kevin Kline, Denzel Washington, Penelope Wilton, Kevin McNally, John Thaw, Timothy West, John Hargreaves, Alec McCowen, Zakes Mokae, Ian Richardson, Juanita Waterman
Cinematography
Ronnie Taylor
Director
Richard Attenborough
Music
George Fenton, Jonas Gwangwa
Other
Lesley Walker
Producer
Mark Huffam, Marble Arch Productions

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