The Color of Freedom
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The Color of Freedom

Year:
Duration:
118 min
Genres:
Biography | Drama | History
IMDB rate:
7.1
Director:
Bille August
Awards:
2 wins & 1 nomination
Details
Country: Germany
Release Date: 2007-04-11
Filming Locations: Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Cast
Actor
Character
Joseph Fiennes
James Gregory
Dennis Haysbert
Nelson Mandela
Diane Kruger
Gloria Gregory
Patrick Lyster
Major Pieter Jordaan
Shiloh Henderson
Brent Gregory
Tyrone Keogh
Brent Gregory
Megan Smith
Natasha Gregory
Jessica Manuel
Natasha Gregory
Faith Ndukwana
Winnie Mandela
Terry Pheto
Zindzi Mandela
Leslie Mongezi
Walter Sisulu
Zingizile Mtuzula
Raymond Mhlaba (as Zingi Mtuzula)
Mehboob Bawa
Ahmed Kathrada
Shakes Myeko
Andrew Mlangeni
Sizwe Msutu
Cyril Ramaphosa
Khaya Sityo
Jonas Motsadi
Warrick Grier
Vann Niekerk
Clive Fox
Col Pier Barnard
Eduan van Jaarsveldt
Sgt Chris Brits
Claire Berlein
Sannie
Jennifer Stein
Joyce Barnard (as Jennifer Steyn)
Andre Jacobs
Brigadier Morkel
Mark Elderkin
Vosloo
Marko van der Colff
Dannie Bosman
Corien Pelt
Lynette
Neels Van Jaarsveld
Boytjie
Garth Breytenbach
Jack Steyn
Louis van Niekerk
Generel Voster
Adrian Galley
Brigadier Kemp
Norman Anstey
Jimmy Kruger
Trix Pienaar
Barbara
Dan Robbertse
Captain Nel
Zolile Nokwe
Hangula
Willy Harzon
Pollsmoor Captain
Paula Pursch
Librarian
Albert Maritz
Library security guard
Bernice Mpinda
Elderly black lady
Michele Belknap
Librarian receptionist
Thomas Galvin
Young James
Bulelani Sonqishe
Bafana
Martin Le Maitre
Quartermaster
Kyle Solms
Young warder
Graham Weir
Tough warder
Mauro Stephano Faraoni
Warder at harbour
Zikhona Mda
Zenani (as Zikhonna Mda)
Antonio Cencherle
Gate guard
Bulelwa Cosa
Black lady with child
Matthew Dylan Roberts
Man in suit (as Mathew Roberts)
Alessandra Vinciguerra
Lady in blue
Charl van Heyningen
News reader 1982
Andrew Germishuys
Prison Warden (uncredited)
Giulia Troiano
Voice Italian Version
Goofs
When the car explodes in front of an office building after two officers walk by, the blast should have shattered the office windows (and there are sounds of breaking glass), yet they remain intact.
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Quotes
Winnie Mandela: When I married you, I knew I was marrying the struggle.
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Nelson Mandela: I have not touched my wife in twenty-one years.
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Nelson Mandela: [in prison, to his visiting wife, speaking Xhosa; subtitles read] Tell him that all of us in here agree he should escalate the armed struggle. The country must become ungovernable.
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Faq
Q
What Bafana means?
A
"Bafana" is a Zulu word and is a pleural form of "umfana". It simply means "boys".
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Photos from cast
Danny Keogh