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Cry Freedom (1981)

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A fictional drama about the events surrounding Nigeria's independence in 1960, with the story of a Nigerian guerrilla leader who fights for freedom against the British colonialists and also... See full summary »

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A fictional drama about the events surrounding Nigeria's independence in 1960, with the story of a Nigerian guerrilla leader who fights for freedom against the British colonialists and also defying some of his fellow compatriots who work for the British government. With many problems inside his flawed organization, lacking of guns and means, he is still headstrong, fearless and won't quit his battle until he sees his country free from its oppressors. Written by Rodrigo Amaro

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