Add to basket CRY THE BELOVED COUNTRY

Synopsis

Cry, The Beloved Country is the BAFTA nominated film of the acclaimed novel by Alan Paton. A black minister, Stephen Kumalo (Canada Lee) lives a quiet life as a parish priest in the backcountry of South Africa. When his son, Absolom, leaves the small valley where he grew up, for the bright lights of the city, he goes missing. After several months of silence, the minister goes to search for him and comes face to face with the squalor and poverty of the Johannesburg slums. Reverend Msimangu (Sidney Poitier) is a young clergyman who joins him in his search, but neither are prepared for what thy discover.

Extra Features

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Cast

  • Canada Lee
  • Charles Carson
  • Joyce Carey
  • Sidney Poitier

Directors

  • Zoltan Korda
  • No. discs 1
  • Running time 104 min
  • Audio format 2.0 Mono (Dual Mono)
  • Region 4
  • Format PAL
  • Color Black & White
  • Language English
  • Catalogue No. DAVID3827
  • Aspect ratio 4:3
  • Subtitles None
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