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Country Of My Skull

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Synopsis

Set against the backdrop of South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) hearings, Washington Post journalist, Langston Whitfield (Samuel L. Jackson) meets Anna Malan (Juliette Binoche) an Afrikaans poet covering the hearings for South African state media.
 
His horror at the relevations at the truth commission leads to instant animosity between Langston and Anna, but as he becomes increasingly drawn into her world and her passion for the country of her birth, he softens his stance and, against his will and principles, falls in love with the white African.

Details

Year
2004
Type of film
Features
Running Time
100 mins
Format
35mm
Director
John Boorman
Producer
David Wicht (South Africa)
Executive Producer
David Wicht (South Africa)
Editor
Ron Davis
Screenwriter
Ann Peacock
Director of Photography
Seamus Deasy
Sound
Bendan Deasy
Music
Ron Davis
Principal Cast
Samuel L. Jackson, Juliette Binoche, Brendan Gleeson, Menzi 'Ngubs' Ngubane

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Production Company

Country Merlin Ltd
c/o The Works
4th Floor
Portland House
4 Great Portland Street
London W1W 8QJ
UK

T+44 (0)20 7612 1080
F+44 (0)20 7612 1081

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Company

The Works
4th Floor
Portland House
4 Great Portland Street
London W1W 8QJ
UK

T+44 (0)20 7612 1080
F+44 (0)20 7612 1081