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Bram Fischer - An Act of Defiance

Feature film, 2017, 126 min.

RELEASE DATES 13 APRIL 2017 (NETHERLANDS). One winter’s day in July 1963, South-African police arrest several leaders of the banned anti-apartheid movement ANC. Nelson Mandela, played for the first time by a South-African actor, had been apprehended earlier on. Respected lawyer Bram Fischer tries to prevent imposition of the death penalty. Moral dilemmas and growing doubt about non-violent resistance in a historical drama, depicted with a profound sense of authenticity.

won prizes

  • NL - Netherlands Film Festival Golden Calf (2)

other prizes

  • SA - Cape Town & Winelands International Film Festival

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