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An African Dream (1988)

An African Dream

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Filmed on location, An African Dream stars John Kani as a black African resident of the early 20th century who spends several years in England. Having received a "proper" white man's education, he returns to his homeland as a teacher. While his illusions about bridging the gap between the white and black populations in Africa are doomed to failure, he finds a unexpected kindred spirit in the form of Kitty Aldridge. A white resident of a recently established British colony, Kitty is attracted to the idealistic Kani, and he to her. That their relationship fosters resentment from others is indicated by the "PG for violence" rating bestowed upon An African Dream.more
Rating: R
Genre: Drama
Directed By:
Written By: John Smallcombe
On DVD: Aug 1, 1990
Runtime:
Hemdale Home Video

Cast

John Kani
as Khatana
Kitty Aldridge
as Katherine Hastings
John Carson
as Endicott
Richard Haines
as Sgt. Briscoe
Joy Stewart Spence
as Enid Endicott
Kenneth Hendel
as George Bailey
Lyn Hooker
as Agnes Cartwright
Hugh Rouse
as Alistair Cartwright
Dennis Folbigge
as Uncle Harry
Graham Weir
as Lout 1 (Ned)
Graham Clarke
as Rev. Frederick Hunte...
Larry Taylor
as Arthur Sharp
Liam Cundill
as Minstrel
Richard Haines
as Sgt. Briscoe
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