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Release Date: March 18th, 1991

DVD Release Date: November 25th, 1997

PG-13|1 hr 41 min

Plot Summary
In 1920s Africa, young black accountant Mister Johnson (Maynard Eziashi) is talented enough to get an accounting job at the English colonial offices, but he quickly learns that his race prevents him from advancing to the respectable kind of position he desires. Hoping to impress his superior, Harry Rudbeck (Pierce Brosnan), he decides to fudge some numbers and save his boss thousands. When his plan backfires, however, Johnson desperately turns to even more illegal measures in order to succeed.

Cast: Maynard Eziashi, Pierce Brosnan, Edward Woodward, Beatie Edney, Denis Quilley, Nick Reding, Bella Enahoro, Femi Fatoba

Director: Bruce Beresford

Genres: Drama