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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

Writers:

Francis Annan (screenplay by), L.H. Adams (screenplay by) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Daniel Radcliffe ... Tim Jenkin
Daniel Webber ... Stephen Lee
Ian Hart ... Denis Goldberg
Mark Leonard Winter ... Leonard Fontaine
Nathan Page ... Mongo
Grant Piro ... Schnepel
Lenny Firth ... Vermellen
Lliam Amor ... Kitson
Adam Tuominen ... Jeremy
PJ Oaten ... Rabkin
Ratidzo Mambo ... Daphne
Vuyo Loko Vuyo Loko ... Potluck
Maris J. Caune Maris J. Caune ... Loggie (as Maris J Caune)
Adam Ovadia ... Van Wyk
Rory Walker Rory Walker ... Walter
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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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Rated PG-13 for violence, language and some disturbing material | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Two South Australian jails portrayed the Pretoria Prison. They were the Redruth Gaol in Burra and the Old Adelaide Gaol in the South Australian capital city of Adelaide. The Pretoria penitentiary interiors were shot at the Old Holden Car Factory at Elizabeth in South Australia. See more »

Goofs

In the opening scene, when Tim (Radcliffe) looks into the skip dumpster, it is full to the brim: when a few seconds later he returns to place the carrier bag leaflet distributor explosive, the dumpster is now clear where he puts it in. See more »

Quotes

Denis Goldberg: Don't run away, stay and fight!
Tim Jenkin: [holds up a key] This is how we fight!
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Referenced in Escape from Pretoria: Cast Interviews (2020) See more »

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Brilliantly jail break thriller!
2 April 2020 | by chethanibalasuriyaSee all my reviews

Outstanding performance by Our boy Daniel Radcliff. I truly enjoyed the movie. Sometimes i felt myself also a living being there. It's delightful to hear that this movie Based on the real-life prison break. Thriller ! Thriller ! Thriller !


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UK | Australia | USA | South Africa

Language:

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Release Date:

6 March 2020 (USA) See more »

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,431,995
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