Around 1960, Englishman Toby Hood comes to Johannesburg in order to run a publishing company. He is open minded, and befriends people with different social ranks. The harsh realities of society force him to make a choice as to friendships.

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Ivan Jackson ...
Toby Hood
Evelyn Frank ...
Anna Louw
Marijke Mann ...
Cecil Alexander (as Marijke Haakman)
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Steven Sitole
Gideon Nxomalo ...
Sam Mofokenzazi
Cocky Tlhotlhalemaje ...
Amon Mofokeng
Shirley Jeffery ...
Mrs. Javis, landlady
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Based on a novel by Nobel Prize winner Nadine Gordimer and shot in perilous secrecy without official knowledge or approval, director Carlsen captures the faces and streets of apartheid in a style inspired by John Cassavettes. Written by Anonymous

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Officially the least watched film in Danish cinema history with only two paying customers according to Statistics Denmark. See more »

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