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English / Xhosa
This touching and often harrowing drama tells the story of James Gregory, a racist South African prison guard who forms an unlikely friendship with his prisoner - the young Nelson Mandela. Based on Gregory's controversial memoir, the film begins in 1968 and sets out to show how the two men forged a close bond over their shared love of the Xhosa language. It's a fascinating look at the recent political history of South Africa through one man's eyes.
Uplifting story of how South African musicians played a vital part in the struggle against the racist Apartheid regime that dominated their country.
14+ years 162 mins
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