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Based on a true story, this "haunting, deeply moving film" (Los Angeles Times) earned the Grand Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival. With a "strikingly forceful performance" (New York) by Barbara Hershey, this potent account of personal and political turmoil brims with "emotion andradiant intelligence" (The New Yorker)!South Africa, 1963. Communist Gus Roth (Jeroen Krabbe) is forced to flee Johannesburg to escape arrest, leaving his activist wife Diana (Hershey) to continue their crusade against apartheid. But when Diana is wrenched from her three daughters and jailed under the notorious 90-day Detention Act, she and her family face the ultimate sacrifice in thefight for freedom. (12**)

A World Apart

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