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The Road to Mecca (1991)

90 min | Drama

An eldery lady, living in (litterally) the middle if nowhere, and fed up with small minded apartheid ideology starts escaping into her own world of sculpting in her own back yard and along with her (coloured) assistant Malgas, creates a ...See moreAn eldery lady, living in (litterally) the middle if nowhere, and fed up with small minded apartheid ideology starts escaping into her own world of sculpting in her own back yard and along with her (coloured) assistant Malgas, creates a world of wonder in the desert. A true story by playwrite Athol Fugard with great performances all round. Written by CultGuy1 See less
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Peter Goldsmid (screenplay) | Athol Fugard (play)
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Naobie Noisette (as Naobi Wiegand-Noisette)
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Updated Aug 23, 1991

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Jan 12, 1992 (United States)

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16 cast members
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Kathy Bates
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Yvonne Bryceland
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Athol Fugard
Rev. Marius Byleveld Rev. Marius Byleveld   See fewer
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Anna Bernard
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Peter Bibby
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Christine Dreyer
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Jackie Hendriks
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Trevor Neethling
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Elisabeth Storm
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Betty Toby
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Johann van Heerden
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Karen White
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7.8 / 10 | 68 votes