Ratings

MetaCritic Rating 59%
TMDB Rating 7.1
IMDB Rating 7.5
RottenTomatoes Rating 81%

Financials

Revenue: $25,899,797

Budget: $29,000,000

Profit: - $-3,100,203


Movie Details

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Status: Released

Average Rating: 7

Release Date: Nov 6, 1987

Rating:

Run Time: 2h 37m

Original Language: English

Website: -

Production Countries: South Africa , United Kingdom

Production Companies: Universal Pictures , Marble Arch Productions


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Synopsis

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.


Main Cast

Kevin Kline

Kevin Kline

Donald Woods

Age : 73 | Popularity : 18%

Denzel Washington

Denzel Washington

Steve Biko

Age : 66 | Popularity : 77%

Penelope Wilton

Penelope Wilton

Wendy Woods

Age : 74 | Popularity : 6%

Kate Hardie

Kate Hardie

Jane Woods

Age : 52 | Popularity : 3%

John Matshikiza

John Matshikiza

Mapetla

Age : 53 | Popularity : 3%

Zakes Mokae

Zakes Mokae

Father Kani

Age : 75 | Popularity : 8%

John Thaw

John Thaw

Kruger

Age : 60 | Popularity : 7%

Kevin McNally

Kevin McNally

Ken

Age : 65 | Popularity : 15%


Crew

Department Role Name
Production Casting
Susie Figgis
Susie Figgis
Producer
Richard Attenborough
Richard Attenborough
Co-Producer
John Briley
John Briley
Norman Spencer
Norman Spencer
Executive Producer
Terence A. Clegg
Terence A. Clegg
Production Manager
Allan James
Allan James
Gerry Levy
Gerry Levy
Sound Original Music Composer
George Fenton
George Fenton
Jonas Gwangwa
Jonas Gwangwa
Sound
Jonathan Bates
Jonathan Bates
Gerry Humphreys
Gerry Humphreys
Simon Kaye
Simon Kaye
Dialogue Editor
Brian Mann
Brian Mann
Michael Crouch
Michael Crouch
Editing Editor
Lesley Walker
Lesley Walker
Directing Director
Richard Attenborough
Richard Attenborough
Costume & Make-Up Costume Design
John Mollo
John Mollo
Hairstylist
Vera Mitchell
Vera Mitchell
Paula Gillespie
Paula Gillespie
Makeup Supervisor
Wally Schneiderman
Wally Schneiderman
Makeup Artist
Beryl Lerman
Beryl Lerman
Art Production Design
Stuart Craig
Stuart Craig
Set Decoration
Michael Seirton
Michael Seirton
Supervising Art Director
Norman Dorme
Norman Dorme
George Richardson
George Richardson
Art Direction
John King
John King
Visual Effects Special Effects Supervisor
David Harris
David Harris
Writing Screenplay
John Briley
John Briley
Novel
Donald Woods
Donald Woods
Camera Director of Photography
Ronnie Taylor
Ronnie Taylor
Crew Special Effects
Martin Gant
Martin Gant
Paul Knowles
Paul Knowles
Gift Nyamandi
Gift Nyamandi
Alan Poole
Alan Poole
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