Ben du Toit is a schoolteacher who always has considered himself a man of caring and justice, at least on the individual level. When his gardener's son is brutally beaten up by the police at a demonstration by black school children, he gradually begins to realize his own society is built on a pillar of injustice and exploitation. Written by
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decreed that his lines and dialogue be audio-transmitted to him via a closed-circuit receiver earplug that he would wear in his ear, which Brando claimed was for artistic reasons. See more
When Susan walks in on Ben and Stanley on Christmas day, she is carrying 2 suitcases and does not have her jacket draped on her shoulders. In the next scene, she is leaving the room with the jacket around her shoulders, is carrying only 1 suitcase and it is different than either of the ones she was carrying initially. See more
You'd better put your rage into perspective, Benjamin Du Toit. This is a long distance race, you'll need to pace yourself.
Ben du Toit
I suppose cynicism goes with the job!
It's not cynicism, it's realism.
Ben du Toit
It has nothing to do with *my* reality.
It has *everything* to do with your reality. Just because you haven't seen it before doesn't mean hasn't always existed!
YINI KODWA YINI
Written by Joseph Shabalala
Performed by Ladysmith Black Mambazo
Courtesy of Warner Bros. Records
Produced by Danny Lawson for Night After Night Ltd.
Additional vocal performances by the cast of Sarafina See more