Compétition internationale
46th edition
NOVEMBER 15>23, 2024, Nantes - France

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Cry, the Beloved Country

by Zoltan KORDA


During apartheid’s beginnings, in the South African hinterlands, the black minister Stephen Kumalo (Canada Lee) sets out on a journey to find his lost son, who has apparently turned to crime. Surrounded by the poverty of ordinary people, he meets Reverend Misimangu (Sidney Poitier), a young South African pastor, who helps him on his search. This one of the last films made by Zoltan Korda, a Hungarian-British filmmaker, and which was presented at Cannes in 1952, as well as Berlin, where it won the best director award.

  • Titre français
    Cry, the Beloved Country
  • Scénario
    Alan Paton, John Howard Lawson
  • Adaptation
    Alan Paton
  • Photo
    Robert Krasker
  • Montage
    David Eady
  • Interprétation
    Canada Lee, Charles Carson, Sidney Poitier
  • Production
    London Film Productions
  • Producteur délégué
    Zoltan Korda, Alan Paton
  • Directeur artistique
    Wilfried Shingleton
  • Ventes internationales
    British Film Institute
  • Ratio

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