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Sarafina

Sarafina (1992)

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Whoopi Goldberg stars in this musical take on the South African struggles against Apartheid in the mid-1970s, during the imprisonment of Nelson Mandela. An adaptation of Mbongeni Ngema's popular musical, which ran on Broadway from 1988 to 1989, Sarafina! recounts the political coming of age of the title character, a high school girl involved in the Soweto student protests of 1976. At first just a petulant bundle of energy, more interested in boys than civil rights, Sarafina (Leleti Khumalo)

Jun 4, 2002

Miramax

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A rather bloody musical that captures the horror that was apartheid.

September 21, 2004
Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)

It just doesn't work.

July 16, 2003
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

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Brilliant!
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