Cry Freedom

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Overview

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.

  1. Donald Woods

    Novel

  2. John Briley

    Screenplay

  3. Richard Attenborough

    Director

Top Billed Cast

  1. Denzel Washington

    Denzel Washington

    Steve Biko

  2. Kevin Kline

    Kevin Kline

    Donald Woods

  3. Penelope Wilton

    Penelope Wilton

    Wendy Woods

  4. Kate Hardie

    Kate Hardie

    Jane Woods

  5. John Matshikiza

    John Matshikiza

    Mapetla

  6. Zakes Mokae

    Zakes Mokae

    Father Kani

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 37m

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  • November 5, 1987
    PG, Theatrical

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