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A Good Man in Africa (1994)

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Politics are already strained between English imperialists and the West African government of Kinjanja, when womanizing British diplomat Morgan Leafy (Colin Friels) is caught in bed with ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Morgan Leafy, 1st Secretary of the High Commissioner
... Dr. Alex Murray
... Arthur Fanshawe, British High Commissioner
... Chloe Fanshawe
... Prof. Sam Adekunle
... Celia Adekunle (as Joanne Whalley-Kilmer)
Sarah-Jane Fenton ... Priscilla Fanshawe
... Friday, Leafy's Houseman
... Dickie Dalmire
Jackie Mofokeng ... Hazel, Leafy's Mistress
Daphne Greenwood ... Duchess
Themba Ndaba ... Kojo
David Phetoe ... Isaiah
Dambuza Mdledle ... Sonny, Hazel's Brother
Lillian Dube ... Innocence, Maid struck by lightning
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Storyline

Politics are already strained between English imperialists and the West African government of Kinjanja, when womanizing British diplomat Morgan Leafy (Colin Friels) is caught in bed with Celia (Joanne Whalley-Kilmer), wife of corrupt Kinjanjan presidential candidate Sam Adekunle (Academy Award winner Louis Gossett Jr.). As punishment, Leafy is forced into bribing an official who has voted down a project that stands to make Adekunle very rich. Leafy thinks he's gotten off easy until he learns the lone holdout is none other than Kinjanja's own brick wall of integrity, Dr. Alex Murray (Connery). Meanwhile, Leafy must also contend with his absurdly stuffy boss Fanshawe (John Lithgow), Fanshawe's lusty wife (Diana Rigg) and their luscious, too friendly daughter! Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for language and sexuality | See all certifications »
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9 September 1994 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Afrika koktél  »

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Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$2,308,390
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Visa d'exploitation en France : # 86827. See more »

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Dr. Alex Murray: Show me the man who is completely content, and I'll show you the lobotomy scar.
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A Good Man In Africa
Composed by George Lee
Performed by The George Lee Band
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Fun Film, Sean Connery what more do you want?
29 December 2002 | by See all my reviews

Well I just finished watching this movie and all I can say is that I had a fun time. It's not your average kind of movie either. Not sure if they had intended it to be a funny movie but this movie does have some genuinely funny moments.

Also it has Sean Connery which I found rather surprising and being a Connery fan I stuck with the film to the end and it was well worth it.

A Definite 6/10 from me.


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