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Cry freedom

Author: John BrileyRichard AttenboroughKevin KlinePenelope WiltonDenzel WashingtonAll authors
Publisher: Universal City, CA : Universal Home Video, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : WidescreenView all editions and formats
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The true story of the friendship between black activist Stephen Biko and white newspaper editor Donald Woods, who was instrumental in bringing Biko's anti-apartheid message to the international community.
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Genre/Form: Biographical films
Social problem films
Feature films
Fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Foreign films
Motion pictures
Drama
Videorecordings
Named Person: Steve Biko; Donald Woods; Steve Biko; Donald Woods
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: John Briley; Richard Attenborough; Kevin Kline; Penelope Wilton; Denzel Washington; Ronnie Taylor; Lesley Walker; George Fenton; Jonas Gwangwa; Donald Woods; Universal Pictures (Firm); Marble Arch Productions.; Universal Studios Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0783230532 9780783230535
OCLC Number: 42024562
Language Note: English or French soundtracks with optional Spanish subtitles or English subtitles for the hearing-impaired.
Notes: Based on the books: Biko & Asking for trouble / by Donald Woods.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1987.
Special features: production notes (6 p.); cast & filmmaker bios (Kline, Wilton, Washington, Attenborough); film highlights; theatrical trailer (3 min.).
"With the exception of two characters whose identity has been concealed to ensure their safety, all the people depicted in this film are real and all the events are true"--Opening credits.
Credits: Director of photography, Ronnie Taylor ; editor, Lesley Walker ; music, George Fenton, Jonas Gwangwa.
Cast: Kevin Kline, Penelope Wilton, Denzel Washington, John Hargreaves, Kevin McNally, Alec McCowen, Zakes Mokae.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG.
Description: 1 videodisc (159 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC, region 1; widescreen (aspect ratio: 2.35:1); Dolby digital surround.; dual-layer.
Responsibility: Universal Pictures present a Marble Arch production ; screenplay, John Briley ; produced and directed by Richard Attenborough.

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The true story of the friendship between black activist Stephen Biko and white newspaper editor Donald Woods, who was instrumental in bringing Biko's anti-apartheid message to the international community.

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