Cry, The Beloved Country

Billed as the first film to originate from the newly democratic South Africa, this disappointing prestige production is a ploddingly earnest adaptation of Alan Paton's 1948 novel. Richard Harris and James Earl Jones star as stern patriarchs drawn together in the wake of a deadly tragedy involving their sons. Paton's novel was deemed revolutionary at the...read more

Cry, The Beloved Country - Official Trailer
02:02 — A South African preacher searches for his son who has committed a crime in Johannesburg.

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  • Released: 1995
  • Rating: PG
  • Review: Billed as the first film to originate from the newly democratic South Africa, this disappointing prestige production is a ploddingly earnest adaptation of Alan Paton's 1948 novel. Richard Harris and James Earl Jones star as stern patriarchs drawn together… (more)

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