PG-13 | | Drama, Sport
An English boy, living in Africa during World War II, through his boxing prowess, becomes a symbol of hope, in a time of war.
Tonderai Masenda played a character who had the same first name as his own, while Sir John Gielgud portrayed Headmaster St. John, who had the same "John" name as his own.
In the 1680s, Dutch, French and Germans fled religious persecution in Europe and settled in Southern Africa. They called themselves the Afrikaners. White Africans. / For the next 250 years, the British Empire fought the Afrikaners for control of the...
When PK's character goes from 12 to 18 years old, the caption is "Johannesburg 1948". After the classroom scene and as PK and Morrie are walking past the fountain after the art lesson, Morrie says, "...as the Queen has for boules..." In 1948, George VI was the monarch. Elizabeth II, his daughter, did not ascend to the throne until 1952, four years later. However, the wife of a British King is known as the "Queen". Therefore, Morrie may have been referring to George VI's wife, Queen Elizabeth (later known as "The Queen Mother" after her daughter ascended to the throne).
$684,358 29 March 1992