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'Master Harold' ... And the Boys (2010)

PG-13 | | Drama | 4 May 2011 (USA)
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This movie is of Hally, an adolescent white South African. He is stuck between his intolerant father's outlook of him and those of his caretaker, Sam. Sam is a black waiter and Hally's ... See full summary »

Director:

Lonny Price

Writers:

Athol Fugard (based on the play by), Nicky Rebelo (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ving Rhames ... Sam
Freddie Highmore ... Hally Ballard
Patrick Mofokeng Patrick Mofokeng ... Willie
Jennifer Steyn Jennifer Steyn ... Betty Ballard
Michael Maxwell Michael Maxwell ... Harold Ballard
Redd Valentino ... Young Hally (as Redd-Valentino Debray)
Zoliswa Kawe Zoliswa Kawe ... Myriam
Bongo Mbutuma Bongo Mbutuma ... Elias
Nceba Mpiliswana Nceba Mpiliswana ... Owigi
Vuyisile Pandle Vuyisile Pandle ... Winston
Wiseman Sithole Wiseman Sithole ... Bus Driver
Tiny Skefile Tiny Skefile ... Passenger
Deon Lotz ... Policeman
Sean Goatleysoan Sean Goatleysoan ... Langervidt
Justin Jesso ... Bully (as Justin Stein)
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Storyline

This movie is of Hally, an adolescent white South African. He is stuck between his intolerant father's outlook of him and those of his caretaker, Sam. Sam is a black waiter and Hally's friend and teacher. Hally is required to laugh at his father's racist jokes, by contrast, Sam exposes Hally to uplifting experiences. One day Hally was terribly humiliated by his father and Sam shows Hally how to be proud of something he can achieve. Written by Centralhighstudents

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Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for brief sexuality and some language | See all certifications »

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Country:

South Africa

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 May 2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

O Harold kai ta paidia See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Focus Films, Spier Films See more »
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Technical Specs

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Danny Glover played Willie in the original 1982 Broadway production of the play and Sam in the 2003 Broadway revival. See more »

Connections

Version of 'Master Harold'... and the Boys (1985) See more »

Soundtracks

Ballroom Waltz
Composed by Phillip Miller
Performed by The Johnny Cooper Orchestra
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