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Dilemma (1962)

Around 1960, Englishman Toby Hood comes to Johannesburg in order to run a publishing company. He is open minded, and befriends people with different social ranks. The harsh realities of society force him to make a choice as to friendships.

Director:

Henning Carlsen

Writers:

Henning Carlsen (adaptation), Nadine Gordimer (novel)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Ivan Jackson Ivan Jackson ... Toby Hood
Evelyn Frank Evelyn Frank ... Anna Louw
Marijke Mann Marijke Mann ... Cecil Alexander (as Marijke Haakman)
Zakes Mokae ... Steven Sitole
Gideon Nxomalo Gideon Nxomalo ... Sam Mofokenzazi
Cocky Tlhotlhalemaje Cocky Tlhotlhalemaje ... Amon Mofokeng
Shirley Jeffery Shirley Jeffery ... Mrs. Javis, landlady
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Based on a novel by Nobel Prize winner Nadine Gordimer and shot in perilous secrecy without official knowledge or approval, director Carlsen captures the faces and streets of apartheid in a style inspired by John Cassavettes. Written by Anonymous

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Drama

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Country:

Denmark | South Africa

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 October 1962 (Denmark) See more »

Also Known As:

A World of Strangers See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Officially the least watched film in Danish cinema history with only two paying customers according to Statistics Denmark. See more »

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Referenced in Gensyn med Johannesburg (1996) See more »

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