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Country of My Skull
Directed by:
John Boorman

Directed by John Boorman, and written by Ann Peacock (screenplay), "Country of My Skull" (also known as "In My Country", "Truth", "Guilt, Sorrow, and the Limits of Forgiveness in the New South Africa") is a Drama film, released in the USA on March 11 of 2005 . Samuel L. Jackson is starring, alongside Juliette Binoche, Brendan Gleeson, Sam Ngakane, Aletta Bezuidenhout and Lionel Newton.

A South African Story of Truth, Love and Reconcilliation

Who is the director of "Country of My Skull":

Country of My Skull was directed by John Boorman, an English director, producer, writer, and actor.

Before Country of My Skull, John Boorman had directed Beyond Rangoon, released in 1995, Where the Heart Is (1990), Hope and Glory (1987), The Emerald Forest (1985), Excalibur (1981), and Exorcist II: The Heretic (1977). Since, he directed .

When was "Country of My Skull" released:

Country of My Skull was initially released on Friday, March 11, 2005, in the United States. Other films released on Friday, March 11, 2005 are OldBoy, Duck, and Losing Ground (dir. Bryan Wizemann). This was fourteen (14) years ago.

It has been released on Saturday, March 11, 2006 in the United Kingdom; Friday, April 01, 2005 in Canada; Sunday, May 16, 2004 in France; Saturday, February 07, 2004 in Germany; Friday, May 07, 2004 in Italy; Sunday, October 24, 2004 in Spain and on Wednesday, November 23, 2005 in Australia.

What is the cast of "Country of My Skull":

At the casting of Country of My Skull we find Samuel L. Jackson, previously seen in Basic (2003) and The House on Turk Street (2002); Juliette Binoche (D├ęcalage horaire (2002), Chocolat (2000)); Brendan Gleeson (Cold Mountain (2003), Dark Blue (2002)) [ more... ]

  • Greg Latter and Sam Ngakane also appeared in Sarafina!, released in 1992.
  • Langley Kirkwood and Robert Hobbs have both also be seen in Invictus, released in 2009.
  • Greg Latter and Sam Ngakane also appeared in Cry, the Beloved Country, released in 1995.
  • Greg Latter and Sam Ngakane can be seen in Danger Zone, released in 1997.

What is the Storyline of "Country of My Skull":

The movie deals with the story of Afrikaner poet Anna Malan (Binoche) and an American journalist, Langston Whitfield (Jackson), sent to South Africa to report about the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission hearings.


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