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The indoctrination of Gerrit Wolfaardt is complete: his family traditions, history, culture- even his church-have taught him that black South Africans are a cancer in the land. Under the eye of prominent members of the government and military, Gerrit develops a diabolical plan to rid South Africa of its "black danger." Before his plans can be carried out, he meets two people who will put him on a collision course with his future: Celeste, an open-minded University student, and Peter Lekota, a pastor who challenges Gerrit's prejudice. His "final solution" meets its greatest obstacle when Gerrit realizes he is wrong. The Persecutor becomes the Peacemaker and begins to seek reconciliation between whites and blacks. However, in the turbulent last days of apartheid, there are those who doubt his transformation. One such person is Moses Moremi, whom Gerrit had once violently attacked. In the end, it is Moses who must choose between peace and bloodshed. Written by
This is a great film about transformation of the heart. It skillfully tells the true story of one man's journey from utter hatred to love - not just tolerance.
John Kani and Jan Ellis are very convincing in their title roles. Any violence is needed to be true to the story. The music is awesome - Whoever scored it should be applauded.
I'm looking forward to seeing this movie in theatres and rental outlets. I'll be recommending it to all my friends. In a time where racial tension is high, this film gives a wonderful solution - forgiveness.
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