A World Apart

(1988)
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A White enclave in Johannesburg, South Africa, in the 1960s. Molly Roth, 13 years old, is the daughter of leftist parents, and she must piece together what's happening around her when her father disappears one night, barely evading arrest, and, not long after, her mother is detained by the authorities. Some of Molly's White friends turn against her, and her family's friendships with Blacks take on new meaning. Relationships are fragile in the world of apartheid. How will she manage?

  1. Chris Menges

    Director

  2. Shawn Slovo

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Jodhi May

    Jodhi May

    Molly Roth

  2. Jeroen Krabbé

    Jeroen Krabbé

    Gus Roth

  3. Barbara Hershey

    Barbara Hershey

    Diana Roth

  4. Tim Roth

    Tim Roth

    Harold

  5. David Suchet

    David Suchet

    Muller

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A World Apart
A World Apart

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Status Released

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  • June 17, 1988
    Theatrical

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Original Language English

Runtime 1h 53m

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