Sambizanga (1973)

Genres - Drama, Historical Film  |   Sub-Genres - Message Movie  |   Run Time - 97 min.  |   Countries - France  |  
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This movie tells the story of the unwitting martyrdom of a simple truck driver who is picked up by the police on suspicion of being a revolutionary. This French/African film also shows the activities of the Angolan revolution in the Congo, and it was filmed in Brazzaville in 1972-73, in the midst of the actual revolution there. An unidentified African nation or nations picked up part of the tab for this production.

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accusation, criminal, false-accusation, martyrdom, police, revolution, treason, truckdriver