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A World Apart

Directed by Chris Menges
Zimbabwe, United Kingdom, 1988
Drama, History

Synopsis

Based on a true story, political drama set in 1963 Johannesburg, about an anti-apartheid activist and her 13-year-old daughter. Winner of three prizes at the Cannes Film Festival, including Best Actress for Barbara Hershey and the Grand Prix.

Synopsis

Based on a true story, political drama set in 1963 Johannesburg, about an anti-apartheid activist and her 13-year-old daughter. Winner of three prizes at the Cannes Film Festival, including Best Actress for Barbara Hershey and the Grand Prix.

A World ApartDirected byChris Menges

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Awards & Festivals

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Cannes Film Festival
1988 | 3 wins including: Best Actress
Independent Spirit Awards
1989 | Nominee: Best Foreign Film
BAFTA Awards
1989 | Winner: Best Screenplay - Original
1989 | Nominee: Best Actor in a Supporting Role

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