Directed by: Chris Menges
Actors: Barbara Hershey, David Suchet, Jodhi May, Jeroen Krabbé
Country: UK | Zimbabwe
Also known as: Um Mundo à Parte, Zwei Welten, Un mundo aparte
Description: Story has shown through the eyes of thirteen-year-girl who is forced to part with my childhood: her family are subjected to political persecution, as parents-Communists are working with the racist regime. Heroine must find the strength to resist alone evil has many faces …
Review: 1963. Diane and Gus Roth – white journalists from South Africa, supporting the radical movement, “African National Congress”, which advocates for the rights of black people. The actions of these journalists cause confusion and anger friends enemies. Gus disappears, and Diana was arrested without charge for 90 days under the new law to prosecute those unwanted …
The rapid change of the situation in our country in the past decade have seemed to be unexpected, but still far from a legitimate update our political, social and ethnic problems. Now, much has been perceived differently – through the prism of his troubled experience, experienced as close as to actually affect everyone, affects well-being and peace of all. And finally from the mass, embracing zaideologizirovannosti, coupled with complete indifference to the fate of the individual, we turn to the personal, sometimes painful heightened sense of their own close relationship with politics and social disasters, tragedies of people, apparently, is “far from Moscow.” Alien world, divided the border is necessary to understand what is happening there, splitting our existence apart.
The success of the film “Divided World” (Grand Jury Prize and the Prize of the three performer – an American, Barbara Hershey, a young English girl Jodie May and African Linda Mvuzi – at the festival in Cannes, the positive response to the world’s press) can be explained by an unusual look at the difficult situation in the country’s apartheid moment