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A World Apart

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Original title
A World Apart
Running time
113 min.
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Shawn Slovo
Hans Zimmer
Peter Biziou
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Atlantic Entertainment Group / British Screen / Film4 Productions / Hippo Films / Working Title Films / World Apart
Drama | Racism. 1960s
Synopsis / Plot
Apartheid threatens to tear her from her 13-year-old daughter when the first white woman - a journalist - is arrested and put in solitary in 1963 for defying the South African government.
1988: Cannes Film Festival: Grand Prize of the Jury, Best Actress (Hershey), Ecumenical Jury Prize
1988: BAFTA: Best Screenplay - Original. Nominated Best Supporting Actor (Suchet)
1988: New York Film Critics Circle: Best Director. 4 Nominations
1988: Independent Spirit Awards: Nominated for Best Foreign Film
1989: Guldbagge Awards (Sweden): Best Foreign Film
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