Literature and the Silver Screen: Cry, the Beloved Country – a Africa interest event taking place on 2018-03-18 00:00:00 in Australia
Literature and the Silver Screen: Cry, the Beloved Country
1951, 103 mins
Digital restoration of a classic film with soundtrack.
Cry, the Beloved Country is a 1951 British drama film directed by Zoltán Korda. Based on the novel of the same name by Alan Paton, it stars Canada Lee, Sidney Poitier, and Charles Carson. In the back country of South Africa, black minister Stephen Kumalo (Canada Lee) journeys to the city to search for his missing son, only to find his people living in squalor and his son a criminal. Reverend Misimangu (Sidney Poitier) is a young South African clergyman who helps find his missing son-turned-thief and sister-turned-prostitute in the slums of Johannesburg.
Literature and the Silver Screen series includes the following:
1. The Old Curiosity Shop – Sunday March 4
2. Went the Day Well – Sunday March 11
3. Cry, the Beloved Country – Sunday March 18
4. The Railway Children – Sunday March 25
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