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The Man Who Drove with Mandela

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Synopsis

During the time of apartheid Nelson Mandela drove around South Africa in a limousine disguised as a chauffeur while organizing the armed struggle against the apartheid regime. But who was the distinguished looking white man sitting in the back seat? Meet Cecil Williams, an acclaimed gay white theatre director and communist.
Official Selection Berlinale 2019 - Panorama 40

Details

Year
1998
Type of film
Features
Running Time
80 mins
Director
Greta Schiller
Producer
Simon Allen, Mark Gevisser, Greta Schiller
Co-Producer
Andrea Weiss
Editor
Prisca Swan
Screenwriter
Mark Gevisser
Director of Photography
Michelle Crenshaw, Tania Hoser
Production Designer
Sheba Pombeah
Sound
Gita Cerveira, Maggie Ellis
Music
Philip Miller, Zoltan Kovats, Daniel Neal, Vuumsi Mdluu
Principal Cast
Corin Redgrave

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Last updated 5th February 2019

Production Company

UK, South Africa, US, Netherlands, Belgium coproduction

Beulah Films (ZA), Jezebel Films (UK, US), British Film Institute (UK), VPRO (NL), SABC (ZA)

Sales
Company

SND Films
+31 20 4040707
info@sndfilms.com

Jezebel Productions
PO Box 1348
New York
NY 10113-1348
USA
+1 212 594 4470
info@jezebelproductions.org
http://www.jezebelproductions.org