Escape From Pretoria

Escape From Pretoria
  • 2020
  • 1h 46min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Francis Annan
  • Cast: Daniel Radcliffe, Ian Hart, Daniel Webber

Tim Jenkin (Radcliffe) and Stephen Lee (Webber) are two South African ANC members who are sentenced to years in prison for their activities, and plan to escape. Despite some accent trouble and an unnecessary voiceover, it’s a confidently told true story with plenty of suspense and purposeful direction.

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Escape from Pretoria

2 Mar 20203 stars

GFF 2020: Daniel Radcliffe stars in a simple and suspenseful prison-break thriller, based on a true story

As prison-break narratives go, none may be more to the point than this true story inspired thriller, in which British director Francis Annan – who co-writes with LH Adams – spends almost the entire duration detailing said escape attempt. A brief…

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