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Falls the Shadow: The Life and Times of Athol Fugard

Synopsis
Profile of South African playwright Athol Fugard, whose work explores the excesses of the apartheid regime in South Africa. The film includes interviews with Nelson Mandela, Desmond Tutu, Nadine Gordimer and FW de Klerk as well as actors Antony Sher, Janet Suzman and Ben Kingsley. The film is structured around an in-depth interview with Fugard himself.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
apartheid; drama; Fugard, Athol; playwrights

Credits

Director
Tony Palmer
Contributor
Alan Rickman; Antony Sher; Ben Kingsley; Janet Suzman; Nelson Mandela

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL
Price
£13.99
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
140 minutes
Year
2012

Distributor

Name

Proper Note

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