1987 | Docudrama | 157 minutes | English, Afrikaans, Zhosa, Zulu, Sesotho with English subtitles
Why Stream This Film?
- Rotten Tomatoes Score (Critics Consensus): 76%
- Metacritic Score: 59
- 75th Venice Film Festival, Winner, Golden Lion
- Ten Academy Award Nominations. Winner: Best Best Foreign Language Film, Best Director (Alfonso Cuarón), Best Cinematographer (Alfonso Cuarón)
- Festivals: Venice, Telluride, Toronto, New York
Best Film of 2018: Time Magazine and The New York Film Critics Circle
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Denzel Washington does a remarkable job of transforming himself into the articulate and mesmerizing black nationalist leader, Steve Biko, whose refusal to keep silent led to his death during police custody and the subsequent coverup.
The performances are excellent, the crowd scenes astonishing, and the climax nerve-racking. An implacable work of authority and compassion, CRY FREEDOM is political cinema at its best.
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