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Shamwari (1982)

93 min | Action, Drama

Two prisoners, a white racist and a black man escape. They discover that the only way to survive is to bury their prejudice and rely on one another.
Writer
Ian Yule (story and screenplay)
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Updated May 14, 1982

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May 14, 1982 (South Africa)

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44 cast members
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Ian Yule
Bill Matthews Bill Matthews   See fewer
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Ken Gampu
Khumalo Khumalo   See fewer
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Denny Fathe-Aazam
Inspector Spencer Inspector Spencer   See fewer
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Josh Makawa
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Jon Allen
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Jimmy Coburn
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Ron Tornborn
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Sam Mathambo
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John Indi
Witchdoctor Witchdoctor   See fewer
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Jane Kilalea
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Vic Crous
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Dennis Hardman
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Stanley Gorodema
Police Sergeant Police Sergeant   See fewer
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Alan Cockle
Reporter Reporter   See fewer
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Garry Watson
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Stephen Chigorimbo
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Brian Dzimwasha
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Ephrim Mhute
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Alan Gibson
Farmer Farmer   See fewer
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Clive Bulle
Farmer Farmer   See fewer
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Rita Chiwedzwa
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Judy Turner
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Hilton Mambo
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Blackie Swarts
Engine Driver Engine Driver   See fewer
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Mike Wakefield
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Barry McCurdy
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Martin Ruskie
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Dominic Kanaventi
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Hywell Williams
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Mike Lanchester
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John Lant
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James Thrush
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Eve Chindiwo
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Joan Hulley
Lady in Flat Lady in Flat   See fewer
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Ron Temlett
Barman Barman   See fewer
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Clive Harding
Musician / Himself (as 4 Jacks and a Jill) Musician / Himself (as 4 Jacks and a Jill)   See fewer
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Tony Hughes
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Glenys Lynne
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Paul Nissen
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Ratings Breakdown

4.8 / 10 | 18 votes