Falls the Shadow: The Life and Times of Athol Fugard

04/06/2012
  |  Book Tickets: 25/05/2012
  |  Buy to Own: 04/06/2012
  |  Watch Now: 24/09/2014
  |  120 min
Rated TBC by the BBFC
Falls the Shadow: The Life and Times of Athol Fugard Film Poster

Synopsis

Director Tony Palmer's in-depth profile of the South African playwright, novelist, actor, and director. In celebration of his 80th birthday, the film looks back at the life and work of the man whose political plays exposed the reality of life during the apartheid era to a worldwide audience. Featuring an extensive interview with the playwright, the film also includes contributions from Nelson Mandela, Nadine Gordimer, Desmond Tutu, F.W.de Klerk, Sir Ben Kingsley, Sir Antony Sher, Alan Rickman and Kathy Bates.