Cry Freedom

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.

Directed by: Richard Attenborough
Genres: Drama, History,
Production Company: Universal Pictures, Marble Arch Productions,

Cry Freedom -  - Azwaad Movie Database
  • Release Date: 06-11-1987
  • Runtime: 157 Minutes
  • Popularity: 5.68
  • Vote Count: 140
  • IMDB Rating: 7.1
  • Budget: USD 29,000,000
  • Revenue: USD 25,899,797
  • Region: South Africa ( ZA ), United Kingdom ( GB ),
  • Homepage: N/A






Photo Name Character
Kevin Kline - Azwaad Movie Database Kevin Kline Donald Woods
Denzel Washington - Azwaad Movie Database Denzel Washington Steve Biko
Penelope Wilton - Azwaad Movie Database Penelope Wilton Wendy Woods
Kate Hardie - Azwaad Movie Database Kate Hardie Jane Woods
John Matshikiza - Azwaad Movie Database John Matshikiza Mapetla
Zakes Mokae - Azwaad Movie Database Zakes Mokae Father Kani
John Thaw - Azwaad Movie Database John Thaw Kruger
Kevin McNally - Azwaad Movie Database Kevin McNally Ken
John Hargreaves - Azwaad Movie Database John Hargreaves Bruce
Juanita Waterman - Azwaad Movie Database Juanita Waterman Ntsiki Biko
Photo Name Department
Susie Figgis-Production Susie Figgis Production (Casting)
George Fenton-Sound George Fenton Sound (Original Music Composer)
Lesley Walker-Editing Lesley Walker Editing (Editor)
Richard Attenborough-Directing Richard Attenborough Directing (Director)
Richard Attenborough-Production Richard Attenborough Production (Producer)
John Mollo-Costume & Make-Up John Mollo Costume & Make-Up (Costume Design)
Stuart Craig-Art Stuart Craig Art (Production Design)
Michael Seirton-Art Michael Seirton Art (Set Decoration)
David Harris-Visual Effects David Harris Visual Effects (Special Effects Supervisor)
Jonathan Bates-Sound Jonathan Bates Sound (Sound)

See Full Cast & Crew of Cry Freedom


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