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IN MY COUNTRY

by John Boorman

synopsis

The story is told through the eyes of Langston Whitfield, a Washington Post journalist sent to South Africa to cover the TRC hearings. Coming face to face with the perpetrators of murder and the victims of torture on both sides of the political divide, Whitfield is forced to face his own demons.

international title: COUNTRY OF MY SKULL
original title: IN MY COUNTRY
country: Ireland, United Kingdom, France, Saudi Arabia, United States
sales agent: The Works International
year: 2003
genre: fiction
directed by: John Boorman
film run: 103'
screenplay: Ann Peacock, Ann Peacock
cast: Samuel L. Jackson, Juliette Binoche, Brendan Gleeson, Menzi Ngubane, Nick Boraine, Lionel Newton, Sam Ngakane
cinematography by: Seamus Deasy
film editing: Ron Davis
art director: Derek Wallace
costumes designer: Jo Katsaras
producer: John Boorman, John Boorman, Robert Chartoff, Kieran Corrigan, Lynn Hendee, Mike Medavoy
production: Merlin Films (IE), Film Afrika (FR), Studio Eight productions Ltd (UK), Chartoff Productions, Phoenix Pictures (USA)
distributor: Lucky Red (IT), Sony Picture Classique (FR)
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