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3.3
100 Ratings

Cry Freedom

Directed by Richard Attenborough
United Kingdom, 1987
Drama

Synopsis

South African journalist Donald Woods is forced to flee the country after attempting to investigate the death in custody of his friend the black activist Steve Biko.

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Cry Freedom Directed by Richard Attenborough

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

1988 | Honorable Mention: Peace Film Award

Academy Awards

1988 | 3 nominations including: Best Actor in a Supporting Role

National Board of Review

1987 | Winner: Top Ten Films

BAFTA Awards

1988 | Winner: Best Sound

1988 | 6 nominations including: Best Actor in a Supporting Role

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