The color of freedom

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The color of freedom
2008
Corporate Authors: 
Banana Films (Firm)
Place Published: 
Chatsworth, Calif
Publisher: 
Image Entertainment
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1 videodisc (118 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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Title from container.
Based on the memoirs of Nelson Mandela's prison guard written by Bob Graham and James Gregory.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2007.
Director of photography, Robert Fraisse ; editor, Hervé Schneid ; music, Dario Marianelli ; costume designer, Dianna Cilliers ; production designer, Tom Hannam.
James Gregory is a racist South African guard whose certainties of life are shaken to the core. During a twenty year span, James spent his time as Nelson Mandela's prison warden. Shows the daily application of a major historic abonimation, known as Apartheid, as seen through the eyes of the average White South African. These are 'ordinary' people who are neither heroes nor villains, but obtuse conformists. The violence of the system on its white citizens was considerably more hidden than on its black ones, but it was violence all the same. White's were obligated to remain as ignorant as possible or be persecuted by the status quo.
Author: 
Banana Films ; Arsam International ; Film Afrika Worldwide ; Future Films ; Thema Production ; X-Filme Creative Pool ; produced by Ilann Girard, Andro Steinborn, Jean-Luc Van Damme, David Wicht ; written by Greg Latter ; directed by Bille August
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