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Endgame (I) (2009)

 -  Drama | History  -  18 January 2009 (USA)
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A story based on the covert discussions that brought down the Apartheid regime in South Africa.

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A story based on the covert discussions that brought down the Apartheid regime in South Africa.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Patriot. Terrorist. Negotiator. Peacemaker. See more »

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Drama | History

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Rated PG-13 for violence/disturbing images and some strong language | See all certifications »

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Apartheids sidste dage  »

Box Office

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$1,608 (USA) (6 November 2009)

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$9,645 (USA) (15 January 2010)
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During the movie an Opel Rekord car is driven in South Africa, although at that time General Motors was represented via it's Delta brand in that region. See more »

Quotes

Epilogue: When the IRA decided to negotiate a peaceful solution to the Irish conflict, they secretly turned to the ANC
[African National Congress]
Epilogue: for advise on how to do it. They are now advising Hamas on the same strategy.
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Featured in Grierson 2010: The British Documentary Awards (2010) See more »

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Low Life
Performed by Scanners
Written by Sarah Daly and Matthew Mole
Courtesy of Influx Music Ltd./Dam Mak Records/Rhino Independent
By Arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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Secret talks in Englad to facilitate negotiations between ANC and the Apartheid regime
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I enjoyed this. It was interesting to see how a PPE graduate can use h's knowledge of politics as well as philosophy to approach a peace settlement negotiation. However, what the film missed out was the crucial role of such an undertaking. It failed to highlight precisely and factually what really happened in the mind of the regime before reaching the settlement and how concretely these meetings were related to that decision,

I wish there had been more dialogue and explanations from Micheal Young's side and how he was brought to conjur up such meetings. The writing was not as dramatic as the circumstances allowed them to be . However,there were good actors, but Jonny Lee Miller played his role perfectly in that he portrayed Micheal Young in a dedicated and yet a humble player in the meetings. It was right for him to have a low profile in amongst the others, but it would have given the film more punch had he been given more dialogue in putting forward the importance of such meetings with a terrorist group. After all, the film was as much about Micheal Young's initiative as it was about the end of Apartheid. A good film on the whole.


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