Cry Freedom (1987)


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Drama, History
2h 37min
Age rating


Kevin Kline
Donald Woods
Kate Hardie
Jane Woods
Zakes Mokae
Father Kani
Josette Simon
Dr Ramphele
Timothy West
Capt. De Wet
Ian Richardson
State Prosecutor
Andrew McCulloch
Policeman Nel
Gerald Sim
Police Doctor
Peter Cartwright
Police Sergeant
Gwyneth Powell
Girl at Funeral
Philip Bretherton
Major Boshoff
Alec McCowen
Acting High Comissioner
Judy Cornwell
John Paul
Wendy's Father
Gwen Watford
Wendy's Mother
William Marlowe
Police Sergeant
Paul Jerricho
Sergeant Louw


A dramatic story, based on actual events, about the friendship between two men struggling against apartheid in South Africa in the 1970s. Donald Woods is a white liberal journalist in South Africa who begins to follow the activities of Stephen Biko, a courageous and outspoken black anti-apartheid activist.

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