Cry, the Beloved Country

Cry, the Beloved Country

James Earl Jones
Director: Darrell James Roodt Cast: James Earl Jones
James Earl Jones
, Richard Harris
Richard Harris
, Vusi Kunene
Vusi Kunene
Darrell James Roodt

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The 1995 drama Cry, the Beloved Country comes to DVD from Buena Vista with an anamorphic widescreen transfer. Audio is offered in English Dolby Digital Surround and French Dolby Digital Stereo. Special features include a Richard Harris biography, the original featurette, and clips from the world premiere with Nelson Mandela and Hillary Clinton.

Product Details

Release Date: 07/01/2003
UPC: 0786936206456
Original Release: 1995
Rating: PG-13
Source: Miramax
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Sound: [Dolby Digital Surround]
Time: 1:46:00

Special Features

Closed Caption; Richard Harris biography; Original featurette; Nelson Mandela and Hillary Clinton at the world premiere; French-language track; Dolby Digital Surround Sound; Widescreen (1.85:1), enhanced for 16 x 9 televisions

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
James Earl Jones Father Stephen Kumalo
Richard Harris James Jarvis
Vusi Kunene Father Msimangu
Leleti Khumalo Katie
Charles S. Dutton John Kumalo
Eric Miyeni Absalom Kumalo
Dambisa Kente Gertrude
Ian Robers Reform Official
Jsepo Gugusha Gertrude's Child
Greg Latter Prosecutor
Ian Roberts Evans
Robert Whitehead Carmichael

Technical Credits
Darrell James Roodt Director
David Barkham Production Designer
John Barry Score Composer
Ray Filipo Costumes/Costume Designer
Paul Gilpin Cinematographer
Ronald Harweed Screenwriter
Ronald Harwood Screenwriter
David Heitner Editor
Graham Hichson Asst. Director
Sudhir Pragjee Producer
Anant Singh Producer
Sanjeev Singh Producer
Richard Sprawson Sound/Sound Designer
Helena Spring Associate Producer
Harry Alan Towers Executive Producer
Marina VanTonder Casting

Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. A Letter [6:45]
2. Across The Country [5:31]
3. Johannesburg [6:57]
4. CEO Forgive Us [3:41]
5. Justice and Dignity [5:06]
6. Terrible News [5:07]
7. A Long Walk [6:36]
8. Scattered Whereabouts [5:16]
9. The Inheritor of Fear [7:53]
10. My Son [3:27]
11. A Son's Tribute [5:52]
12. I Cry Too Easly [2:09]
13. Not Guilty! [:48]
14. The Heaviest Burden [4:10]
15. Stay Well, My Son [8:38]
16. Firends Of Friends [5:30]
17. Home Again [3:49]
18. The Fifteenth Day [7:29]
19. End Credits [6:11]

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Guest More than 1 year ago
This is most definitely one of the best book to screen adaptations I have ever seen. Everytime I watch this film I cry. It captures the spirit of Africa and portrays what went on and in some ways still goes on in South Africa. N'kosi sikele Afrika!