#123movies #fmovies #putlocker #gomovies #solarmovie #soap2day Watch Full Movie Online Free – A political thriller: the real-life story of a South African hero’s journey to freedom. In the country’s turbulent and divided times in the 1980s, Patrick Chamusso is an oil refinery foreman and soccer coach who is apolitical – until he and his wife Precious are jailed. Patrick is stunned into action against the country’s oppressive reigning system, even as police Colonel Nic Vos further insinuates himself into the Chamussos’ lives.
Plot: The true story of anti-apartheid activists in South Africa, and particularly the life of Patrick Chamusso, a timid foreman at Secunda CTL, the largest synthetic fuel plant in the world. Patrick is wrongly accused, imprisoned and tortured for an attempt to bomb the plant, with the injustice transforming the apolitical worker into a radicalised insurgent, who then carries out his own successful sabotage mission.
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It’s a shame this movie was so overshadowed by Blood Diamond. Catch A Fire had, in my opinion, a much more powerful story.
All acting was done perfect. I loved the cinematography with the plant in the background. I could really feel the emotion of the Africans chanting and singing for freedom.
Some will say this movie is racist towards white people. It is nothing of the sort. It even has a white or two on the side for justice. This movie didn’t make Tim Robbin’s character look evil. At least I didn’t think so. I saw him as a man doing what he thought he needed to do to protect his family.
I think we need to learn from this story. There are terrorists all over the world. We say they are pure evil. We say we will solve the problem by hunting them down and killing them. With some, that may be necessary. But most just want justice, and want to be heard.
Original Language en
Runtime 1 hr 41 min (101 min), 1 hr 38 min (98 min) (Toronto International) (Canada)
Genre Biography, Drama, History
Director Phillip Noyce
Writer Shawn Slovo
Actors Tim Robbins, Derek Luke, Bonnie Mbuli, Mncedisi Shabangu
Country France, UK, South Africa, USA
Awards 2 wins & 13 nominations.
Production Company Mirage Enterprises, Working Title Films
Sound Mix Dolby Digital, DTS
Aspect Ratio 2.35 : 1
Film Length N/A
Negative Format 16 mm (Mozambique), 35 mm (Kodak), Video (final scene only)
Cinematographic Process DV (final scene only), Digital Intermediate (master format), Super 16 (Mozambique), Super 35 (3-perf) (source format)
Printed Film Format 35 mm (anamorphic)