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Bram Fischer

South-Africa, 1963. One man is prepared to sacrifice his life for the freedom of his people: Nelson Mandela. But is lawyer Bram Fischer in his turn prepared to sacrifice his life for Mandela's freedom?

One winter’s day in July 1963, South-African police arrest several leaders of the banned anti-apartheid movement ANC. Nelson Mandela, played for the first time by a South-African actor, had been apprehended earlier on. Respected lawyer Bram Fischer tries to prevent imposition of the death penalty. Moral dilemmas and growing doubt about non-violent resistance in a historical drama, depicted with a profound sense of authenticity.


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Title: Bram Fischer
Year: 2017
Duration : 2 hours, 6 minutes
Category: Feature film
Edition: NFF 2017

Gouden Kalf winner

Beste Scenario (2017)
Jean van de Velde
Beste Acteur (2017)
Peter Paul Muller

Gouden Kalf nominees

Beste Sound Design (2017)
Nardi van Dijk
Beste Film (2017)
Richard Claus

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