Cry Freedom

7.2 / 10}
  • Genre: Drama History
  • Release year: 1987
  • Running time: 157 min
  • Country: United Kingdom
A dramatic story, based on actual events, about the friendship between two men struggling against apartheid in South Africa in the 1970s. Donald Woods is a white liberal journalist in South Africa who begins to follow the activities of Stephen Biko, a courageous and outspoken black anti-apartheid activist.


Denzel Washington

Steve Biko

Kevin Kline

Donald Woods

Penelope Wilton

Wendy Woods

Kate Hardie

Jane Woods

Zakes Mokae

Father Kani

John Thaw


Josette Simon

Dr Ramphele

Juanita Waterman

Ntsiki Biko

Timothy West

Capt. De Wet