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Boesman & Lena

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[[Performer~P4466~Angela Bassett~angelabassett]] and [[Performer~P27278~Danny Glover~dannyglover]] star in this gripping film adaptation of [[Performer~P25251~Athol Fugard~atholfugard]]'s renowned play. Though written during the apex of apartheid and first staged in 1970, director [[Performer~P81672~John Berry~johnberry]] downplays the work's historical background and strips the play of its poetic symbolism, lending the film a raw, universal quality. The film opens with stock footage of shantytowns being...more

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