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A Far Off Place (1993)

PG
100 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

When a gang of African poachers raid her family's farm, young Nonni, visiting American teenager Harry Winslow and a local bushman guide must escape into the Kalahari desert and reach the nearest town.
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Writers
Laurens van der Post (books "A Story Like the Wind" and "A Far Off Place") | Robert Caswell (screenplay) | Jonathan Hensleigh (screenplay) | Sally Robinson (screenplay)
Cinematographer
Juan Ruiz Anchía (as Juan Ruiz-Anchia)
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Box Office
Opening weekend
$3,522,836
Gross (US & Canada)
$12,890,752
Gross (World)
$12,890,752
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Release date
Mar 12, 1993 (United States)

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22 cast members
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Reese Witherspoon
Nonnie Parker Nonnie Parker   See fewer
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Ethan Embry
Harry Winslow (as Ethan Randall) Harry Winslow (as Ethan Randall)   See fewer
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Jack Thompson
John Ricketts John Ricketts   See fewer
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Sarel Bok
Xhabbo Xhabbo   See fewer
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Robert John Burke
Paul Parker (as Robert Burke) Paul Parker (as Robert Burke)   See fewer
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Patricia Kalember
Elizabeth Parker Elizabeth Parker   See fewer
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Daniel Gerroll
John Winslow John Winslow   See fewer
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Maximilian Schell
Col. Mopani Theron Col. Mopani Theron   See fewer
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Fidelis Cheza
Tracker Tracker   See fewer
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Taffy Chihota
Warden Robert Warden Robert   See fewer
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Brian Cooper
Store Keeper Store Keeper   See fewer
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Magdalene Damas
Nuin-Tara Nuin-Tara   See fewer
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John Indi
Bamuthi Bamuthi   See fewer
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Sebastian Klein
Child on Sand Dune Child on Sand Dune   See fewer
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Isaac Mabhikwa
Poacher Poacher   See fewer
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Japan Mthembu
Carfax Carfax   See fewer
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Charles Pillai
Mr. Tang Mr. Tang   See fewer
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Kessia Embry
Child on Sand Dune (as Kessia Randall) Child on Sand Dune (as Kessia Randall)   See fewer
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Andrew Whaley
Warden Gerald Warden Gerald   See fewer
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6.6 / 10 | 3,177 votes