Cry Freedom Reviews

December 17, 2003
May 20, 2003
These are fine methods for delivering a civics lesson, which to some extent is what the Attenborough approach is all about. But for a film that aspires to entertain as well as educate, they are less helpful.
July 29, 2002
a Hollywood whitewashing of a potentially explosive story
January 1, 2000
For the first half of this movie... Interesting things were happening, the performances were good and it is always absorbing to see how other people live. Most of the second half of the movie, alas, is taken up with routine clock-and-dagger stuff.
January 1, 2000
In a country busier than Chile with oppression, violence and subjugation, the story of Woods' slow awakening is certainly not the most exciting, or revealing.