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A Private Life

1989 1h 35m Drama List
Reviews In 1950, white policeman Jack Dupont (Bill Flynn) meets cafe worker Stella Kleurley (Jana Cilliers) in Cape Town, South Africa. Light-skinned Stella is of mixed parentage, making it illegal for them to marry under apartheid. Moving to a diverse neighborhood to keep a low profile, the couple raises their son, Paul (Kevin Smith). While they struggle to have Stella legally recognized as white, Paul is prohibited from marrying his white girlfriend, Andrea (Joanna Weinberg). Read More Read Less
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Synopsis In 1950, white policeman Jack Dupont (Bill Flynn) meets cafe worker Stella Kleurley (Jana Cilliers) in Cape Town, South Africa. Light-skinned Stella is of mixed parentage, making it illegal for them to marry under apartheid. Moving to a diverse neighborhood to keep a low profile, the couple raises their son, Paul (Kevin Smith). While they struggle to have Stella legally recognized as white, Paul is prohibited from marrying his white girlfriend, Andrea (Joanna Weinberg).
Director
Francis Gerard
Producer
Francis Gerard, Roland Robinson
Genre
Drama
Original Language
English
Release Date (Streaming)
Nov 30, 2016
Runtime
1h 35m