Episode Detail: Cry, the Beloved Country - By the Book
“Cry, the Beloved Country,” Alan Paton's 1948 novel about a black South African minister (James Earl Jones) who despairs after he learns that his son has killed a white man, and then forms an unlikely bond with the victim's father (Richard Harris). John Kumalo: Charles S. Dutton. Rev. Msimangu: Vusi Kunene. Absalom: Eric Miyeni.