About the film
journalist 1970s male friendship south africa apartheid biography police corruption racism based on memoir or autobiography newspaper editor cape town, south africa asylum seekers lesotho
Release Date: November 06, 1987
|Production Companies||:||Universal Pictures, Marble Arch Productions|
|Producers||:||Susie Figgis, Richard Attenborough, John Briley, Terence A. Clegg, Allan James, Norman Spencer, Gerry Levy|
|Writers||:||John Briley, Donald Woods|
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.