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Black Earth Rising ()


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Season: 1 Year: 2018

Kate is a survivor of the Rwandan genocide whose adoptive mother, an international lawyer, faces a case that will shake their lives.

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  Michael Ennis (8 episodes, 2018)
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  Kate Ashby (8 episodes, 2018)
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  Alice Munezero (7 episodes, 2018)
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  David Runihura (6 episodes, 2018)
Tyrone Huggins ...
  Patrice Ganimana (5 episodes, 2018)
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  Eunice Clayton (5 episodes, 2018)
Nicholas Beveney ...
  Nkanza a Nkanga (5 episodes, 2018)
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  Frank Munezero (5 episodes, 2018)
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  Hana Ennis (5 episodes, 2018)
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  Florence Karamera (5 episodes, 2018)
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  President Bibi Mundanzi (4 episodes, 2018)
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  Daniel Drewe (4 episodes, 2018)
Paul Herzberg ...
  Zava Zand (4 episodes, 2018)
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  Harper Hopkinson (4 episodes, 2018)
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  Jacques Antoine Barre (3 episodes, 2018)
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  Mark Viner (3 episodes, 2018)
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  Richard Ratzenburger (3 episodes, 2018)
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  Judge Deborah Hewitt (3 episodes, 2018)
Serge Hazanavicius ...
  Marc Previeau (3 episodes, 2018)
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  Eve Ashby (2 episodes, 2018)
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  General Simon Nyamoya (2 episodes, 2018)
Pascal Laurent ...
  Father Patenaude (2 episodes, 2018)
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  Young Kate (2 episodes, 2018)
Tom Pande ...
  Ed Holt (2 episodes, 2018)
James Lailey ...
  Michael's Surgeon / ... (2 episodes, 2018)
Hugo Blick ...
  Blake Gaines (2 episodes, 2018)
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  Brigadier General Lesage (2 episodes, 2018)
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  Sophie Barré (2 episodes, 2018)
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  Godwin Hall (2 episodes, 2018)
Wale Ojo ...
  Dr. Emmanuel Musoni (2 episodes, 2018)
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  Fred Sturridge (2 episodes, 2018)
Martin Bassindale ...
  Peter (2 episodes, 2018)
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  Madame Patenaude (2 episodes, 2018)
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  Capi Petridis (2 episodes, 2018)
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  Mary Mundanzi (2 episodes, 2018)
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  Colonel Colbert (2 episodes, 2018)
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  College Interviewer (1 episode, 2018)
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  Jaalen (1 episode, 2018)
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  Consultant Jacob Sayers (1 episode, 2018)
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  Tat Picot (1 episode, 2018)
Fredrick Amugi ...
  DRC Forest Guide (1 episode, 2018)
Vincent Carmichael ...
  ICC Court Usher (1 episode, 2018)
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  Pastor Kamonia (1 episode, 2018)
Mark Underwood ...
  John Newfield (1 episode, 2018)
Stanton Plummer-Cambridge ...
  Assassin 1 (1 episode, 2018)
Herve Goffings ...
  Assassin 2 (1 episode, 2018)
Garrett Hartman ...
  US embassy representative (1 episode, 2018)
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  Cyclist (1 episode, 2018)
Anne Paulicevich ...
  Madame Patenaude's Interpreter (1 episode, 2018)
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  Saint Septus Abbey Abbott (1 episode, 2018)

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  • BBC Two (2018) (United Kingdom) (tv)
  • Netflix (2019) (World-wide) (video) (VOD)
  • Netflix (2019) (Argentina) (video)
  • Netflix (2019) (Singapore) (video)

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Plot Summary

Kate Ashby was rescued as a child from the Rwandan genocide by her renowned international lawyer adopted mother Eve. Living in London and working for barrister Michael Ennis, Kate's mother takes on a case involving an African militia leader which will upend both their lives forever. Written by Tom Daly

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Also Known As
  • The Forgiving Earth (United Kingdom)
  • Η Εξέγερση της Μαύρης Γης (Greece)
  • ブラック・アース・ライジング (Japan, Japanese title)
  • Восход Черной Земли (Russia)
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  • 60 min
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Trivia The actor Hugo Blick playing the vile attorney Blake Gaines, is also the series writer and director. Furthermore he is the young Jack Napier, aka the Joker, from Batman (1989), that kills Batman's parents whilst epically asking the young Batman: "Have you ever danced with the devil in the pale moonlight?". See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Anne Hathaway/Sherrod Brown/Michaela Coel/Venzella Joy (2019). See more »

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