Catch a Fire (2006)

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Catch a Fire (2006)
PG-13 | 101 min | Biography, Drama, History | 27 October 2006 (USA)

A drama about terrorism in Apartheid-era South Africa, revolving around a policeman and a young man who carries out solo attacks against the regime.

A political thriller: the real-life story of a South African hero's journey to freedom. In the country's turbulent and divided times in the 1980s, Patrick Chamusso is an oil refinery foreman and soccer coach who is apolitical - until he and his wife Precious are jailed. Patrick is stunned into action against the country's oppressive reigning system, even as police Colonel Nic Vos further insinuates himself into the Chamussos' lives.
Written by Focus Features

Director: Phillip Noyce
Writer: Shawn Slovo
Stars: Derek Luke, Tim Robbins, Bonnie Henna

Synopsis by Jason Buchanan
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