Like The General, a film inspired by true events, but this time with a portentous subject: the Truth and Reconciliation Commissions investigating abuses of human rights under Apartheid. This probably explains Boorman’s rare adoption of classical form. Surveying the confrontation of an Afrikaner radio reporter in opposition to her family and an African-American journalist ill at ease with black Africans, Boorman once more makes the search for identity one of his themes.
- John Boorman
- Samuel L. Jackson, Juliette Binoche, Brendan Gleeson, Menzi Ngubane, Sam Ngakane, Aletta Bezuidenhout, Lionel Newton, Langley Kirkwood, Owen Sejake, Harriet Lenabe, Louis van Niekerk, Jeremiah Ndlovu, Fiona Ramsey, Dan Robbertse, Robert Hobbs
- 105 min
- UK, Ireland, South Africa