The Power of One

The Power of One

"An exhilarating epic of a triumph of the heart."
  • PG-13
  • 1992
  • 2 hr 7 min
  • 7.2  (9,288)
  • 40

THE POWER OF ONE is an intriguing story of a young English boy named P.K. and his passion for changing the world. Growing up he suffered as the only English boy in an Afrikaans school. Soon orphaned, he was placed in the care of a German national, Doc, a friend of his grandfather. It is not long after WWII begins that Doc is placed in prison for failure to register with the English government as a foreigner. P.K. makes frequent visits and meets Geel Piet, an inmate, who teaches him to box. Geel Piet spreads the myth of the Rainmaker, the one who brings peace to all of the tribes. P.K. is cast in the light of this myth. After the war P.K. attends an English private school where he continues to box. He meets a young girl, Maria, with whom he falls in love. Her father, Professor Daniel Marais, is a leader of the Nationalist Party of South Africa. The two fight to teach the natives English as P.K.'s popularity grows via the myth.

The Power of One
Power Of One, The (Trailer 1)
Power Of One, The (Trailer 1)

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The Power Of One
The Power Of One

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Description
THE POWER OF ONE is an intriguing story of a young English boy named P.K. and his passion for changing the world. Growing up he suffered as the only English boy in an Afrikaans school. Soon orphaned, he was placed in the care of a German national, Doc, a friend of his grandfather. It is not long after WWII begins that Doc is placed in prison for failure to register with the English government as a foreigner. P.K. makes frequent visits and meets Geel Piet, an inmate, who teaches him to box. Geel Piet spreads the myth of the Rainmaker, the one who brings peace to all of the tribes. P.K. is cast in the light of this myth. After the war P.K. attends an English private school where he continues to box. He meets a young girl, Maria, with whom he falls in love. Her father, Professor Daniel Marais, is a leader of the Nationalist Party of South Africa. The two fight to teach the natives English as P.K.'s popularity grows via the myth.

The Power of One is a 1992 drama with a runtime of 2 hours and 7 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.2 and a MetaScore of 40.

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  • Release Date
    1992
  • MPAA Rating
    PG-13
  • Runtime
    2 hr 7 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    7.2  (9,288)
  • Metascore
    40