Cry Freedom

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Cry Freedom ★★½ 1987 (PG)

A romantic look at the short life of South African activist Steven Biko, and his friendship with the white news editor, Donald Woods. The film focuses on Woods' escape from Africa while struggling to bring Biko's message to the world. Based on a true story. 157m/C VHS, DVD . Kevin Kline, Denzel Washington, Penelope Wilton, Kevin McNally, John Thaw, Timothy West, John Hargreaves, Alec McCowen, Zakes Mokae, Ian Richardson, Juanita Waterman; D: Richard Attenborough; W: John Briley; C: Ronnie Taylor; M: George Fenton, Jonas Gwangwa.