Long Night's Journey Into Day Poster

Release Date: March 9th, 2001

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 34 min

Plot Summary
Following the end of apartheid in South Africa during the 1990s, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission was established to pursue social justice, and this acclaimed documentary focuses on some of the stories that emerged from the organization's cases. Although renowned leader Bishop Desmond Tutu appears, the film focuses primarily on everyday people, both white and black, who committed appalling crimes during apartheid and came to the commission seeking forgiveness.

Cast: Mary Burton, Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela, Jann Turner, Desmond Tutu, Tony Weaver, Glenda Wildschut

Director: Deborah Hoffmann, Frances Reid

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: Reid-Hoffmann Productions

Keywords: Murder, Transformation, Intense, Emotional, 1990s

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Nominated Documentary (Feature)