Cry, The Beloved Country (Vintage Classics) [DVD]

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Cry, the Beloved Country is the BAFTA nominated film of the acclaimed novel by Alan Paton. A black minister, Stephen Kumalo (Canada Lee) lives a quiet life as a parish priest in the back country of South Africa. When his son, Absolom, leaves the small valley where he grew up for the bright lights of the city, he goes missing. After several months of silence, the minister goes to search for him and comes face to face with the squalor and poverty of the Johannesburg slums. Reverend Msimangu (Sidney Poitier) is a young clergyman who joins him in his search, but neither are prepared for what they will discover. Extras: Canada Lee: An interview with Mona Z Smith / An interview with Lionel Ngakane (1990) / In Darkest Hollywood / African Mirror footage of The World Premiere / Africa: Alan Paton (1962) / Behind the Scenes Stills gallery
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