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An Act of Defiance (2017)

16 04/13/2017 (NL) Drama 2h 4m

Overview

Apartheid is rampant in South Africa, 1963. When ten men are arrested on a farm in Rivonia for conspiring to commit sabotage and violent acts against the repressive S. African government, tenacious lawyer Bram Fisher steps up to the challenge as lead counsel. He soon finds that political leader Nelson Mandela is also on trial. Mandela urges his fellow defendants to plead not guilty and shine light on the systemic corruption against the African people. As the outcome of the trial looks bleak, Mandela gives his famous "I'm Prepared to Die" speech, discussing how the ANC's resistance is justified. But will Mandela's impassioned speech save these men's lives?

  1. Jean van de Velde

    Director

  2. Dominic Morgan

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Peter Paul Muller

    Peter Paul Muller

    Bram Fischer

  2. Antoinette Louw

    Molly Fischer

  3. Sello Motloung

    Nelson Mandela

  4. Sean Venter

    Police Officer

  5. Izel Bezuidenhout

    Izel Bezuidenhout

    Ilse Fischer

  6. Clayton Boyd

    Clayton Boyd

    Journalist #1

  7. Hannes Brummer

    Bob Hepple

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An Act of Defiance
An Act of Defiance

Original Title Bram Fischer

Status Released

Original Language Dutch; Flemish

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