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More Than Just a Game ()


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A drama about political prisoners playing soccer at Robben Island prison, where Nelson Mandela was held.

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Mark Shinners
Wright Ngubeni ...
Anthony Suze
Az Abrahams ...
Sedick Isaacs
Tshepo Maseko ...
Lizo Sitoto
Merlin Balie ...
Marcus Solomon
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Warder Delport
Anelisa Phewa ...
Pro Malepe
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Warder Fourie
Ramey Short ...
Warder Nel
Junaid Booysen ...
Dikgang Moseneke
Rea Rangaka ...
Freddie Simon (as Rea Rangkaka)
Sizwe Msutu ...
Harry Gwala
Riaan Visman ...
Baartman
Christian Bennett ...
Blues
Vaneshran Arumugam ...
Indres Naidoo
Chris April ...
Makaleni
Brian Heydenrych ...
Warder Malan
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Captain Theron
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Warder Ekwilbou
Mohammed Afzal ...
Supporter #2
Andile Nebulane ...
Prisoner #1
Mlami Mangcala ...
Prisoner #2 / Supporter #1
Michael Dube ...
Prisoner #3
Mukhtaar Pathan ...
Prisoner #4
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Warder Steyn
Marcel Broodryk ...
Boat Warder
Martinus Van Der Berg ...
Arresting Policeman
Leslie Mongezi ...
Grey Haired Referee
Sheldon Cross ...
Military Policeman #1
Clinton De Villiers ...
Gunners Captain
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Heather S. Michaels ...
Herself - Correspondent / Hostess

Directed by

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Junaid Ahmed

Written by

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Tom Eaton ... ()

Produced by

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Anant Singh ... producer
Helena Spring ... producer
Daphne Williams ... line producer

Music by

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Brendan Jury

Cinematography by

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Giulio Biccari

Film Editing by

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Melanie Jankes Golden

Editorial Department

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Joe Fensham ... assistant editor
Brett Manson ... digital intermediate colorist

Production Design by

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Darryl Hammer

Costume Design by

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Philip Stapelberg

Production Management

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Cheryl Eatock ... production team

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Cathy Poole ... first assistant director: second unit
Corry Turner ... first assistant director

Art Department

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Surisa Surisa ... property master

Sound Department

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Charlotte Buys ... dialogue editor / sound effects editor / supervising sound editor
Akbar Ali Goolam ... sound recordist
Jim Petrak ... sound designer: at Kwazi Mojo Media za / sound re-recording mixer: at Kwazi Mojo Media za
Christopher Piggins ... foley artist
Jeremy Saacks ... sound designer / sound effects editor

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Cyril Schumann ... flame artist / title designer

Camera and Electrical Department

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Philip Francis ... first assistant camera

Other crew

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Masanori Baba ... office assistant

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

Told through the stories of five former prisoners, this is the story of political activists sent to the notorious Robben Island prison in the 1960s by the apartheid regime, who rise above their incarceration by creating a football league and finding an outlet for their passion and commitment to discipline through the Beautiful Game. Written by Anonymous

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Also Known As
  • Plus qu'un simple match (France)
  • Más allá del juego (Spain)
  • Több mint csak egy játék (Hungary)
  • No Futebol, Nasce uma Esperança (Brazil)
  • Liga detinutilor (Romania)
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Runtime
  • 90 min
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