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Cry, the Beloved Country (1995)

PG-13
106 min | Drama, Thriller

A South African preacher goes to search for his wayward son, who has committed a crime in the big city.
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Director
Darrell Roodt (as Darrell James Roodt)
Writers
Ronald Harwood (screenplay) | Alan Paton (novel)
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Marina Van Tonder (as Marina van Tonder)
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Gross (US & Canada)
$670,727
Gross (World)
$670,727
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Release date
Dec 15, 1995 (United States)

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53 cast members
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James Earl Jones
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Richard Harris
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Vusi Kunene
Theophilus Msimangu Theophilus Msimangu   See fewer
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Charles S. Dutton
John Kumalo John Kumalo   See fewer
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Dolly Rathebe
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Jack Robinson
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Jennifer Steyn
Mary Jarvis Mary Jarvis   See fewer
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King Twala
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Somizi Mhlongo
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Sam Ngakane
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John Whiteley
Father Vincent Father Vincent   See fewer
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Lillian Dube
Mrs. Lithebe Mrs. Lithebe   See fewer
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Tembsie Times
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Tiny Masilio
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Dambisa Kente
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Fats Bookholane
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Sydney Chama
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Moses Rakharebe
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Ron Smerczak
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Anne Curteis
Mrs. Jarvis Mrs. Jarvis   See fewer
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Abigail Kubeka
Mrs. Mkize Mrs. Mkize   See fewer
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Jerry Mofokeng
Hlabeni Hlabeni   See fewer
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Leleti Khumalo
Katie (as Leleti Kumalo) Katie (as Leleti Kumalo)   See fewer
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Jonathan Rands
Glyn Henderson Glyn Henderson   See fewer
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Barbara Henderson Barbara Henderson   See fewer
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Eric Miyeni
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Patrick Shai
Robert Ndela Robert Ndela   See fewer
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Matthew Kumalo Matthew Kumalo   See fewer
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6.9 / 10 | 1,612 votes