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A World Apart (1988)

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Cinematographer Chris Menges' first directorial effort, A World Apart was inspired by the lives of South African journalist Ruth First and her daughter Shawn Slovo (who wrote the film's screenplay). Barbara Hershey plays the fictional counterpart to Ms. First, Diana Roth, with Jodhi May as her daughter. Told from the daughter's viewpoint, the film shows us that Diana and her husband Jeroen Krabbe are so busy with their anti-Apartheid political activism that they totally shut May out of their

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Aug 23, 2005

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... there is a strong social consciousness and political content, but [Chris] Menges also brings a subdued dramatic atmosphere and rich visual sensibility to the film...

December 6, 2009 Full Review Source: Turner Classic Movies Online
Turner Classic Movies Online

A piercing examination of a family whose ruling passion is social justice.

July 10, 2003 Full Review Source: Spirituality and Practice
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