Cry Freedom
Cry Freedom

Release Date

Nov 05, 1987

1987

Cry Freedom

Drama

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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.

Cast

Steve Biko

Denzel Washington

Steve Biko

Donald Woods

Kevin Kline

Donald Woods

Wendy Woods

Penelope Wilton

Wendy Woods

Jane Woods

Kate Hardie

Jane Woods

Mapetla

John Matshikiza

Mapetla

Father Kani

Zakes Mokae

Father Kani

Kruger

John Thaw

Kruger

Ken

Kevin McNally

Ken

Dr Ramphele

Josette Simon

Dr Ramphele

Ntsiki Biko

Juanita Waterman

Ntsiki Biko

Capt. De Wet

Timothy West

Capt. De Wet

Lemick

Miles Anderson

Lemick

State Prosecutor

Ian Richardson

State Prosecutor

Policeman Nel

Andrew McCulloch

Policeman Nel

Police Doctor

Gerald Sim

Police Doctor

Guard

Gary Whelan

Guard

Guard

Glen Murphy

Guard

Police Sergeant

Peter Cartwright

Police Sergeant

Mortician

Badi Uzzaman

Mortician

Don Card

Julian Glover

Don Card

Girl at Funeral

Gwyneth Powell

Girl at Funeral

Bruce

John Hargreaves

Bruce

Major Boshoff

Philip Bretherton

Major Boshoff

Acting High Comissioner

Alec McCowen

Acting High Comissioner

Moses

Joseph Marcell

Moses

Receptionist

Judy Cornwell

Receptionist

Wendy's Father

John Paul

Wendy's Father

Wendy's Mother

Gwen Watford

Wendy's Mother

Police Sergeant

William Marlowe

Police Sergeant

Sergeant Louw

Paul Jerricho

Sergeant Louw

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