Boesman and Lena

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  • NR
  • 2000
  • 1 hr 27 min
  • 6.1  (241)
  • 59

This South African movie debuted in theaters in 2000. It is set in apartheid South Africa, where blacks and whites were segregated according to race. The movie was inspired by a play written by South African writer Athol Fugard. Colored couple Boesman and Lena are evicted from their homes by Afrikaners, the ruling whites of South Africa. They take comfort from each other and despite their tumultuous relationship they persevere to start a new life. Along the way, they welcome an elderly African tribesman and share what little they have left with him, showing that they are still a proud and humble group of people.

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This South African movie debuted in theaters in 2000. It is set in apartheid South Africa, where blacks and whites were segregated according to race. The movie was inspired by a play written by South African writer Athol Fugard. Colored couple Boesman and Lena are evicted from their homes by Afrikaners, the ruling whites of South Africa. They take comfort from each other and despite their tumultuous relationship they persevere to start a new life. Along the way, they welcome an elderly African tribesman and share what little they have left with him, showing that they are still a proud and humble group of people.
  • Release Date
    2000
  • MPAA Rating
    NR
  • Runtime
    1 hr 27 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    6.1  (241)
  • Metascore
    59