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Elegy for a Revolutionary (2013)

Two friends betray each other when they turn to violence to oppose the South African Apartheid Government.

Director:

Paul Van Zyl

Writer:

Paul Van Zyl
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Cast

Cast overview:
Brian Ames ... Donald Quick
Martin Copping ... Jeremy James
Michael Enright ... Sersant
Steve Humphreys ... Hendricks
Glen Vaughan ... Hunter
David Ross Paterson ... Judge
Marcia Battise ... Miriam
Tomas Boykin ... Ori
Anthony Holiday ... Maduba
Keston John ... Henry
Zack Yanni Zack Yanni ... Vusi
Devin Carbaugh Devin Carbaugh ... Lead Reporter
Mark Rowe ... Bartender
Mike Falkow ... Radio Announcer
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The African Resistance Movement (ARM) in which a group of young white South Africans, despairing of peaceful opposition to a government prepared to use all means to retain it's grip on power, embark on a program of sabotage that would not entail the loss of human life. Amateurish in their organization they are soon tracked down by the police and put on trial for acts of terrorism. The story uses the underground political action in South Africa during the '60's - '80's. During Apartheid in South Africa, DONALD and JEREMY are best friends. Donald is a journalist, but struggles with his identity because the media is controlled by the government and Donald must write what he is told. However, he is quickly tiring of this and feels he must be true to himself. Unfortunately, he's not quite sure what that means yet. His friend and roommate, Jeremy, is a member of a revolutionary group of white South African students at the University of Cape Town. Together they decide to join the African ... Written by Paul van Zyl

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Betrayal knows no limits when two friends turn to violence to fight racial equality.

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Short | Drama | History

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 April 2013 (USA) See more »

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