In My Country

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  • R
  • Genre(s): Drama Romance
  • Release year: 2004
  • Running time: 105 min
In 1996, the South African government established the Truth and Reconciliation Commission to investigate abuses of human rights under apartheid. These hearings would serve as a forum for those accused of murder and torture to be confronted by their... read more
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In 1996, the South African government established the Truth and Reconciliation Commission to investigate abuses of human rights under apartheid. These hearings would serve as a forum for those accused of murder and torture to be confronted by their victims and, by admitting their guilt, be grantedamnesty under Ubuntu, the native custom of forgiveness. Covering the sessions are Langston Whitfield (Academy Award(r)-nominee Samuel L. Jackson, Best Supporting Actor, Pulp Fiction, 1994) and Anna Malan (Academy Award(r)-winner Juliette Binoche, Best Supporting Actress, The English Patient, 1996), two journalists who, through their reporting, inspire both the world and themselves with these extraordinary stories about courage, compassion and the redeeming power of love. Directed by Academy Award(r)-nominee John Boorman (Deliverance, 1972; Hope and Glory, 1987). Based on the book "Country of My Skull" by Antjie Krog.

Original Release

05/07/2004

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Cast

Samuel L. Jackson Langston Whitfield
Juliette Binoche Anna Malan
Brendan Gleeson Col. de Jager
Langley Kirkwood Boetie Malan
Menzi Ngubane Dumi Mkhalipi (as Menzi 'Ngubs' Ngubane)
Harriet Lenabe Albertina Sobandla (as Harriet Manamela)
Warona Seane Translator
Robert Hobbs Van Deventer
Seamus Keir Jonty Aged 8
Nelson Mandela Himself
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

John Boorman

Writers

Antjie Krog, Ann Peacock

Cast

Samuel L. Jackson Langston Whitfield
Juliette Binoche Anna Malan
Brendan Gleeson Col. de Jager
Langley Kirkwood Boetie Malan
Menzi Ngubane Dumi Mkhalipi (as Menzi 'Ngubs' Ngubane)
Harriet Lenabe Albertina Sobandla (as Harriet Manamela)
Warona Seane Translator
Robert Hobbs Van Deventer
Seamus Keir Jonty Aged 8
Nelson Mandela Himself
Fana Mokoena Mandla
Sam Ngakane Anderson
Aletta Bezuidenhout Elsa Malan
Lionel Newton Edward Morgan
Owen Sejake Reverend Mzondo
Louis Van Niekerk Willem Malan
Jeremiah Ndlovu Old Man in Wheelbarrow
Fiona Ramsay Felicia Rheinhardt
Dan Robbertse Sgt. de Smidt (as Daniel Robbertse)
Lwando Nondzaba Peter Makeba

Producers

Chris Auty Executive Producer
Sam Bhembe Executive Producer
Jamie Brown Executive Producer
Neil Peplow Executive Producer
Duncan Reid Executive Producer
Mfundi Vundla Executive Producer
John Boorman Executive Producer
Robert Chartoff Executive Producer
David Wicht Executive Producer
John Boorman Producer
Robert Chartoff Producer
Kieran Corrigan Producer
Lynn Hendee Producer
Mike Medavoy Producer
Peter Fudakowski Producer
Michael L. Games Producer
Niles E. Helmboldt Producer
David Wicht Producer
Chris Auty Producer
Jamie Brown Producer
Neil Peplow Producer

Editors

Ron Davis

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