Cry, the Beloved Country
Cry, the Beloved Country (1995)

Two disparate South African fathers embark upon parallel journeys to Johannesburg to learn the fate of their estranged sons. As the film follows James Jarvis and Father Stephen Kumalo's separate trips to the big city, it is slowly… More

Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: December 15, 1995
DVD Release Date: July 1, 2003
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Critic Score: 85% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Tom Green
USA Today

Especially heart-rending thanks to superb performances by James Earl Jones and Richard Harris.

Christopher Null

Oddly memorable.

Michael Dequina

A beautiful piece of work.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

An eloquent and moving screen interpretation of Alan Paton's classic 1948 novel set in South Africa and dealing with the transforming power of forgiveness.

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Flixster Audience Score: 73% Flixster User Reviews
Cynthia S.
Decent movie. A little slow....
Aj V
We had to watch this movie in one of my classes, it's another story about apartheid. So, if you're interested in the subject, it's not that bad.… More