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Skin (2008)

PG-13 | | Biography, Drama | 24 July 2009 (UK)
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Based on the true story of a black girl who was born to two white Afrikaner parents in South Africa during the apartheid era.

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Based on the true story of a black girl who was born to two white Afrikaner parents in South Africa during the apartheid era.

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Biography | Drama

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Rated PG-13 for thematic material, some violence and sexuality | See all certifications »

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Boja kože  »

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Sannie Laing: Doves shit a lot!
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Let Freedom Reign
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Internal struggle can hurt or make you stronger!
13 February 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I just saw this movie the acting was superb and genuine,Sophie Okonedo should have been nominated for another Oscar for her performance,the hurt resonating from this movie was a shocker especially when your family turns against you because of a inhumane system of law,Sam Neill played his part well too well his character was mean and bigoted and hypocritical,the real Sandra Laing gets much respect from me to persevere the way she did during her hardship!!Sandra is a Black Woman who born into a white family that was not her fault but the SOUTH AFRIKAANER gov. ridiculed her and her family causing a rift that won't heal anytime soon for her.


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