Master Harold...and the Boys (1985 film)

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'Master Harold'... and the Boys
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Genre Drama
Created by Athol Fugard
Directed by Michael Lindsay-Hogg
Written by Athol Fugard
Starring Matthew Broderick
John Kani
Zakes Mokae
Editing by Ruth Foster
Country  United States
Language English
Release date 1985
Running time 89 minutes

Master Harold...and the Boys is a 1985 film by Athol Fugard, adapted from his 1982 play of the same title, directed by Michael Lindsay-Hogg. This semi-autobiographical film takes place in South Africa during the apartheid era. depicting how institutionalized racism, bigotry or hatred can become absorbed by those who live under it. The original play was banned from production in South Africa.


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