An act of defiance / written and directed by Jean van de Velde ; produced by Richard Claus, Michael Auret ; screenplay by Dominic Morgan & Matt Harvey and Jean van de Velde ; a Richard Claus & Co. and Spier Films production ; a Cinema Management Group presentation.
- Other records:
- Santa Monica, California : Menemsha Films, 2018.
1 videodisc (123 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
4 3/4 in.
- Joffe, Joel -- Film adaptations.
Mandela, Nelson, 1918-2013 -- Trials, litigations, etc.
Fischer, Bram, 1908-1975.
Rivonia Trial, Pretoria, South Africa, 1964.
Trials (Political crimes and offenses) -- South Africa.
Political activists -- South Africa -- Biography.
South Africa -- History -- 1961-1994.
Mandela, Nelson, 1918-2013.
Rivonia Trial (Pretoria, South Africa : 1964)
Trials (Political crimes and offenses)
South Africa -- Pretoria.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Motion pictures, South African.
Motion pictures, Dutch.
- In English, Afrikaans and Zulu with subtitles in English.
- System Details:
- DVD, NTSC, Region 1; widescreen (1.85:1 aspect ratio) presentation.
video file DVD video region 1
- Ten political activists (including Nelson Mandela and his inner circle of Black and Jewish supporters) face a possible death sentence for conspiracy to commit sabotage after they are arrested by the apartheid South African government during a raid in the town of Rivonia in the summer of 1963. Bram Fischer, a sympathetic lawyer, risks his career and freedom to defend these men, attempting to hide the fact that he, too, frequently convened on the farm where they were arrested.
- Peter Paul Muller, Antoinette Louw, Sello Motloung, Sean Ventner, Izel Bezuidenhout, Clayton Boyd, Hannes Brummer.
- Director of photography, Miles Goodall; editor, Sander Vos; music, Floris Verbeij.
- Based on The state versus Nelson Mandela / by Joel Joffe.
Best Film Feature, Dayton Jewish Film Festival, 2018
Best Film, UK Jewish Film Festival, 2017
Gold Award, Mill Valley Film Festival, 2017
- Velde, Jean van de, 1957- film director. screenwriter., Field director, Screenwriter
Claus, Richard, film producer.
Auret, Michael, film producer.
Rogers, Hugh, film producer.
Muller, Peter Paul, actor., Actor
Louw, Antoinette, 1975- actor., Actor
Motloung, Sello, actor., Actor
Venter, Sean, actor., Actor
Bezuidenhout, Izel, actor., Actor
Boyd, Clayton, actor., Actor
Brummer, Hannes, actor., Actor
Harvey, Matt, screenwriter., Screenwriter
Morgan, Dominic, screenwriter., Screenwriter
Verbeij, Floris, composer (expression)
Spier Films, film production company.
Cinema Management Group, presenter.
Menemsha Films, publisher.
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