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Cry Freedom

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Original title
Cry Freedom
Year
Running time
152 min.
Country
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Director
Screenwriter
John Briley
Music
George Fenton
Cinematography
Ronnie Taylor
Cast
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Producer
Universal Pictures
Genre
Drama | Based On A True Story. 1970s. Racism. Politics. Friendship. Africa
Synopsis / Plot
An epic drama based on the true story of newspaper editor Donald Woods' investigation into the murder of nationalist leader Steven Biko. Mistrustful of each other at first, but joined in their common desire to end apartheid, the black activist and the white liberal overcome their differences to become friends. When Biko is killed by the South African police, Woods demands justice and, as a result, finds himself and his family brutally persecuted by the South African government.
Awards
1987: 3 Nominations for Oscar: Best Supporting Actor (Denzel Washington), OST, Song
1987: Golden Globes: 4 Nominations, including Best Picture
1987: Berlin Film Festival: Special Mention
1987: BAFTA: Best Sound. 7 Nominations
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