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Nov 05,1987

Hollywood Movies | Drama

Ratings: 6.9 / 10 from

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Length: 157 Minute(s)
A dramatic story, based on actual events, about the friendship between two men struggling against apartheid in South Africa in the 1970s. Donald Woods is a white liberal journalist in South Africa who begins to follow the activities of Stephen Biko, a courageous and outspoken black anti-apartheid activist.
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nudity The very beginning a woman is seen breastfeeding. Nothing really seen. A womans shirt is compleatly ripped off but quick and not seen well. A man's bare buttock is briefly seen.
violence There is very little violence in this film. It would probably have a PG-13 rating. A man gets beaten until he's braindead (offscreen) and dies soon after, A family gets sent T-shirts containing acid. There is a reenactment of the Soweto schoolchildren massacre that is very intense.
profanity Several uses of the word 'shit'. Bastard
alcohol A couple men smoking and drinking
frightening Lots of people getting attacked, injured or even die. Steve Biko dies from massive injuries of the head. The police barging into people's homes telling the people to give papers, name a witness, etc.

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