PG | | Biography, Drama, History
South African journalist Donald Woods is forced to flee the country, after attempting to investigate the death in custody of his friend, the black activist Steve Biko.
The film was shot in Zimbabwe, rather than South Africa, due to the political unrest and sensitivities that were present there at the time.
...but you a black child, smart or dumb, you're born into this and smart or dumb, you'll die in it
Tires screeching on dusty dirt road.
Opening disclaimer: "With the exception of two characters whose identity has been concealed to ensure their safety, all the people depicted in this film are real and all the events true."
$318,723 (USA) (8 November 1987)
$5,899,797 (USA) (31 December 1988)