FILM TITLE: AN ACT OF DEFIANCE
GENRE:
CONSUMER ADVICE: 10-12PG D P V
DISTRIBUTOR: INDIGENOUS FILM DISTRIBUTION
DIRECTOR: JEAN VAN DER VELDE
MAIN CAST: PAUL MULLER, ANTOINETTE LOUW, SELLO MOTLOUNG
LANGUAGE: NONE
NUDITY: NONE
PREJUDICE: THE MATERIAL CONTAINS FREQUENT SCENES OR LANGUAGE OF RACIAL PREJUDICE OF A LOW IMPACT THAT NECESSARY TO TELL A STORY OF THE HISTORY OF SOUTH AFRICAN APARTHEID GOVERNMENT.
SEX: NONE
VIOLENCE: THE MATERIAL CONTAINS FAIRLY FREQUENT, MILD TO MODERATE IMPACT VIOLENCE, JUSTIFIED BY THE CONTEXT OF THE STORYLINE. THE VIOLENCE HAS A PSYCHOLOGICAL IMPACT.
BLASPHEMY: NONE
DRUG ABUSE: NONE
COMMENTS: THE MATERIAL CONTAINS COMPLEX AND MATURE THEMES BASED ON A TRUE HISTORICAL BIOGRAPHICAL AND EDUCATIONAL CONTEXT OF SOUTH AFRICAN APARTHEID GOVERNMENT SYSTEM. THEMES EXPLORE RACIAL SEGREGATION, A REVOLUTIONARY PLAN TO OVERTHROW THE APARTHEID GOVERNMENT, FAMILY LOVE AND SUPPORT, TEAM-WORK, POLICE INSTIGATIONS, BETRAYAL, ARRESTS, THE LEGAL BATTLE AGAINST GETTING THE DEATH PENALTY, EXILE, SACRIFICE FOR ONE'S BELIEFS, BELIEFS, FRIENDSHIP, POLITICAL MANIFESTO OF MKHONTO WE SIZWE, FACING CHARGES OF SABOTAGE, LOSING LOVED ONES, THE LOVE OF A COUNTRY AND DEMOCRATIC DREAM.
PARENTAL GUIDANCE IS RECOMMENDED FOR CHILDREN 10 TO 12 YEARS TO EXPLAIN THE COMPLEXITY AND MATURITY OF THEMES.
THEMES ARE OF A MILD TO MODERATE IMPACT WITH A SENSE OF THREAT AND MENACE.