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His Big White Self (1986)





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From 1991 though 2001, Eugène Terre'Blanche (aka "The Leader") and the AWB (African Nazi Party) reigned terror down on the population of South Africa by igniting over 120 bombs in airports, bus stations, and schools, as well as attempting to assassinate Nelson Mandela and brutally slaying Mandela's second in command -- all in the name of upholding the apartheid system. In 1991, documentary filmmaker Nick Broomfield profiled Terre'Blanche in the film The Leader, His Driver and the Driver's Wife. Terre'Blanche vehemently protested that film, and in the aftermath of its release, director Broomfield endured death threats and years of intimidation by the AWB. Despite all of this, however, Broomfield felt compelled to return to South Africa and interview Terre'Blanche for one final interview as "The Leader" was released from prison. In order to prevent himself from being recognized and find out if Terre'Blanche's prison sentence has had any affect on his tyrannical views, Broomfield will be forced to wear an elaborate disguise over the course of his investigation. Additional interviews with Terre'Blanche's wife and onetime driver serve to bridge the gap between Broomfield's previous film and this belated follow-up. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi
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An update on the activities in more recent times. Despite receiving death threats after the original film was made, Nick returns to see the leader, his driver and the driver?s wife yet again to see how things have changed over the years since.

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