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Escape from Pretoria (2020)

PG-13 | | Thriller | 6 March 2020 (USA)
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Based on the real-life prison break of two political captives, Escape From Pretoria is a race-against-time thriller set in the tumultuous apartheid days of South Africa.

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Francis Annan
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Credited cast:
Daniel Radcliffe ... Tim Jenkin
Ian Hart ... Denis Goldberg
Daniel Webber ... Stephen Lee
Nathan Page ... Mongo
Mark Leonard Winter ... Leonard Fontaine
Stephen Hunter ... Peter Jenkin
Ratidzo Mambo ... Daphne
Jeanette Cronin ... Mary Jenkin
Adam Tuominen ... Jeremy Cronin
Grant Piro ... Captain Schnepel
Adam Ovadia ... Van Zadelhoff
David Wilson ... Political Prisoner
Paul Harvey ... Prison Warden
PJ Oaten ... David Rabkin
Lenny Firth ... Vermellen
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Based on the real-life prison break of two political captives, Escape From Pretoria is a race-against-time thriller set in the tumultuous apartheid days of South Africa.

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They fought to free a nation. Now they must free themselves. See more »

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Rated PG-13 for violence, language and some disturbing material | See all certifications »

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Fourth modern major South Australian prison movie. The first two pictures, which had both debuted in the same year in 1980, were Breaker Morant (1980), which featured a military prison, which was portrayed by the Redruth Gaol in Burra, South Australia, and Stir (1980), which filmed at the Gladstone Jail in Gladstone, South Australia, and which portrayed that film's fictional "Gatunga Gaol". For 'Sweet Talker' (1991), which mostly filmed in Beachport, the actual opening correction facility exterior scenes in Sweet Talker (1991) were actually filmed at the Long Bay Gaol in Sydney, New South Wales in Australia. In 'Escape from Pretoria' (2020), the Pretoria Prison was shot in two main locations, with the Old Adelaide Gaol providing exteriors, and the Old Holden Factory at Elizabeth providing interiors. See more »

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Denis Goldberg: Don't run away, stay and fight!
Tim Jenkin: [holds up a key] This is how we fight!
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Good Movie
7 March 2020 | by afataevSee all my reviews

Why people are giving low rate to all the latest films that Daniel Radcliffe have been shot. I like this movie, its not boring at all. The plot is very interesting, the soundtrack chosen very good. actors played their role perfectly. I don't know what else people want from the movie !!!


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