A Good Man in Africa

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For the novel, see A Good Man in Africa (novel).
A Good Man in Africa
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Directed by Bruce Beresford
Produced by John Fiedler
Mark Tarlov
Bruce Beresford
Screenplay by William Boyd
Based on A Good Man in Africa 
by William Boyd
Starring Colin Friels
Joanne Whalley-Kilmer
Sean Connery
John Lithgow
Louis Gossett, Jr.
Diana Rigg
Music by John Du Prez
Edited by Jim Clark
Polar Entertainment
Capitol Films
South African Breweries
Southern Sun
Distributed by Gramercy Pictures (US)
Release dates
  • 9 September 1994 (1994-09-09) (USA)
  • 25 November 1994 (1994-11-25) (UK)
Running time
94 min
Country USA
United Kingdom
South Africa
Language English
Budget $20 million
Box office $2,308,390

A Good Man in Africa is a 1994 film, based on William Boyd's 1981 novel A Good Man in Africa and directed by Bruce Beresford.[1][2]



The movie received mixed to poor reviews.[4][5][6]

DVD release[edit]

Focus Features released an Amazon.com exclusive DVD of the film on January 11, 2010.


  1. ^ Kraft, Scott (1993-05-30). "MOVIES : South Africa, Take 2 : What happens when Bruce Beresford brings 'A Good Man in Africa' to the country as the first post-cultural embargo film". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2012-06-10. 
  2. ^ Clark, John (1994-09-18). "PAGE TO SCREEN : Boyd's Good Man". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2012-06-13. 
  3. ^ Onikoyi, Ayo (2012-01-22). "Nollywood is doing fabulously well, says Nigerian Hollywood star". Vanguard. Retrieved 24 February 2015. 
  4. ^ "A Good Man in Africa". Chicago Sun Times. 1994-09-09. Retrieved 2012-06-03. 
  5. ^ "A Good Man in Africa". Washington Post. 1994-09-09. Retrieved 2012-06-03. 
  6. ^ Maslin, Janet (1994-09-09). "FILM REVIEW; Of Colonials in Africa And Insults That Insult". The New York Times. Retrieved 2012-06-03. 

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