Cry Freedom (1987)

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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.

GENRES:  Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Richard Attenborough
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Kevin Kline  •  Penelope Wilton  •  Kate Hardie

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Denzel Washington Steve Biko
Kevin Kline Donald Woods
Penelope Wilton Wendy Woods
Kate Hardie Jane Woods
John Matshikiza Mapetla
Zakes Mokae Father Kani
John Thaw
Kevin McNally Ken
Josette Simon Dr Ramphele
Juanita Waterman Ntsiki Biko
Timothy West Capt. De Wet
Miles Anderson Lemick

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