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Catch a Fire

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Catch a Fire

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG-13
runtime:
102 minutes
Wide Release Date:
10/27/06
performer:
Derek Luke, Tim Robbins, Bonnie Henna
director:
Phillip Noyce
distributor:
Focus Features
author:
Shawn Slovo
genre:
Drama

We gave it a B

In the South Africa of 1980, an apolitical black oil-refinery worker (Derek Luke) becomes the obsession of an antiterrorism investigator (Tim Robbins) ā€” and the once-docile citizen turns into the very rebel the white minority feared. As much a taut action saga as a history lesson.