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Inside (1996)

TV Movie  -   -  Crime | Drama  -  25 August 1996 (USA)
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A South Afrikaan political prisoner is tortured to obtain information on apartheid conspirators. Ten years later, the head officer in charge of the questioning is similarly held as prisoner... See full summary »

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Colonel
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Marty
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Questioner
Ian Roberts ...
Guard Moolman
Louis van Niekerk ...
P. Martin Strydom Snr.
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Christie Malcolm
Jerry Mofokeng ...
Mzwaki
Patrick Shai ...
Bhambo
Ross Preller ...
Guard Potgieter
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Guard Koos
Desmond Dube ...
Scabenga
Duma Tsepane ...
1st Prisoner
Gary Coppin ...
Big Policeman
Themba Ndaba ...
Bakwana / Prisoner (voice) (as Temba Ndaba)
Mandy Gulwa ...
Mzwaki's Wife
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A South Afrikaan political prisoner is tortured to obtain information on apartheid conspirators. Ten years later, the head officer in charge of the questioning is similarly held as prisoner and questioned about his past offenses. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Crime | Drama

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Rated R for political violence and torture, language and a brief sex scene | See all certifications »
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Colonel Kruger: Apartheid was not about race. It was about culture. The Stone Age can't coexist with the Twentieth Century.
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Referenced in In the Shadow of Hollywood (2000) See more »

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One of the most underrated films I've ever seen!
1 January 2000 | by (Connecticut) – See all my reviews

This movie is nothing short of a dark, gritty masterpiece. I may be bias, as the Apartheid era is an area I've always felt for. But I'd say it ranks right up with Cry Freedom and Cry the Beloved Country. Sadly up until a few days ago I'd never even heard of this movie. Inside is one of the most underrated films of all time, probably because it was a small film company, I'd never even heard of it before. Eric Stoltz, one of my favorite actors anyway, is believable and dramatic, Nigel Hawthorne plays his dastardly role well. Do not look for humor in this film, there is none. It is real, savage and gritty to the last, and to the sensitive I'd say bring a box of tissues. But movies as great as this make you wonder, why is it that the greatest films are often never heard of?


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