Universal City, CA : Universal, c1999.
1 videodisc (159 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD; Dolby surround.
Includes English and dubbed French language soundtracks, with optional subtitles in English or Spanish.
Kevin Kline, Penelope Wilton, Denzel Washington.
Screenplay, John Briley ; producer/director, Richard Attenborough ; director of photography, Ronnie Taylor ; editor, Lesley Walker ; music, George Fenton, Jonas Bwangwa.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1987.
Based on the books: Biko ; and, Asking for trouble / by Donald Woods.
MPAA rating: PG.
Set in South Africa in the mid-1970s, this film tells the story of Stephen Biko, a Black political activist, and Donald Woods, a liberal white newspaper editor who risks his own life to bring Biko's message to the world.
Special features: cast and filmmaker biographies; theatrical trailer.