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Black Jesus (1968)

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89 min | Drama

Rebel Maurice Lalubi is arrested by the military on trumped up charges and tortured, which turns him into a martyr. Inspired by the final days of the first democratic Congolese leader, Patrice Lumumba.
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Writers
Valerio Zurlini (story) (screenplay) | Franco Brusati (screenplay)
Composer
Ivan Vandor (as Ivan Vandu)
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Updated May 16, 1968

Release date
Aug 25, 1971 (United States)

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13 cast members
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Woody Strode
Maurice Lalubi Maurice Lalubi   See fewer
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Franco Citti
Oreste Oreste   See fewer
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Jean Servais
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Stephen Forsyth
Prisoner (as Stephen Forsyte) Prisoner (as Stephen Forsyte)   See fewer
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Luciano Catenacci
Sergeant (as Luciano Lorcas) Sergeant (as Luciano Lorcas)   See fewer
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Salvatore Basile
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Mirella Pamphili
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Bruno Corazzari
Torturer (uncredited) Torturer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Inigo Lezzi
Soldier (uncredited) Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.9 / 10 | 190 votes