All Genres: Drama
Release Year: 1993
Country: South Africa, UK, France
Director: Elaine Proctor
Writing by: Elaine Proctor – writer
Produced by: Judith Hunt – producer
Cast: Kerry Fox – Sophie
Dambisa Kente – Thoko
Michele Burgers – Aninka
Marius Weyers – Johan
Tertius Meintjes – Jeremy
Dolly Rathebe – Innocentia
Wilma Stockenström – Iris
Carel Trichardt – Rheinhart
Anne Curteis – Sophie's mother
Ralph Draper – Sophie's father
Mary Twala – Grace
Music: Rachel Portman
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Plot Outline: Three female friends, in the end of the eighties, share a house in Johannesburg, South Africa. Each of them has her own way to live the apartheid…
Plot: Three female friends, in the end of the eighties, share a house in Johannesburg, South Africa. Each of them has her own way to live the apartheid. Thoko is a black teacher, she practices non-violent passive resistance. The afrikaner Aninka takes refuge in archaeology not to see the reality. Sophie is a white militant, putting bombs in public places… Each of them respect the other two's ideas, but one of Sophie's bombs will change everything.
Movie Quotes: Perry: They looking for me?
Crazy Credits: We know about 1 Crazy Credits. One of them reads:
In the original Hong Kong cut, the final scene has Tiger throwing the Red Flower scroll into the air where it unfurls. The closing credits then roll down a parchment labeled “Red Flower Society Name List”, as if the entire cast and crew were members of it.
Goofs: We know about 10 goofs. Here comes one of them:
Continuity: The park owner loses his bag of popcorn as he runs to investigate Willy banging the side of his tank.
Trivia: There are 3 entries in the trivia list – like these:
- Keiko, the killer whale used in the film, died on Friday 12 December 2003 after the sudden onset of pneumonia in the Taknes fjord in Norway. The whale was 27 years old.
- After the release of the film, millions of moviegoers called the number showed at the end of the movie where 20 million dollars was donated for the Save the Whales Foundation.
- Jason James Richter's film debut.