Bopha! (1993)

This 1993 film adaptation of Percy Mtwa's South African play +Bopha was rendered anachronistic by late-breaking events, though it still contains plenty of food for thought. Danny Glover stars as a black police officer in the waning days… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: September 24, 1993
DVD Release Date: February 1, 2005
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Leonard Klady

A handsomely crafted, potently played drama that brings the issue of apartheid down to a visceral human dimension.

Hal Hinson
Washington Post

The result is a surprisingly powerful, insightful film. The dramatic curve of the narrative may not seem entirely fresh, and some of the characters are simplistic, but the movie still gets to you.

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Trevor Johnston
Time Out

Involving and complex ...

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Desson Thomson
Washington Post

The movie may carry all the right sentiments, but it's essentially a secondhand achievement, a politically correct rehashing of better work.

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Vincent Canby
New York Times

A big, angry, extremely well-acted movie about the powder keg labeled South Africa.

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Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena

Inteligente e sensível, Bopha traz uma performance marcante de Glover e é dirigido com segurança por Morgan Freeman - que deveria trabalhar mais atrás das câmeras.

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