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Release Date: March 11, 2005Running Time: 104 mins.
MPAA Rating: RBox Office: $163,536.00
Genre: Adaptation, Drama, Historical, Romance

Samuel L. Jackson
Juliette Binoche
Brendan Gleeson
Menzi Ngubane

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In 1996, the South African government established the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) to investigate abuses of human rights under Apartheid. Under the chairmanship of Nobel Peace laureate, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, the commission was mandated to examine acts committed between March 1960, the date of the Sharpeville massacre, and May 10, 1994, the day of Mandela's inauguration as president. In accordance with the African principle of "Ubuntu," which strives to create harmony amongst all people by absolving transgressions, the commission set up a series of hearings throughout the country to help heal the wounds of Apartheid. The hearings would serve as a forum for the perpetrators of ... Full Summary >>