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      Lumumba

      2000, Drama, 1h 55m

      60 Reviews 1,000+ Ratings

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      Movie Info

      "Lumumba" is a gripping political thriller which tells the story of the legendary African leader Patrice Emery Lumumba. Called "the politico of the bush" by journalists of his day, the brilliant and charismatic Lumumba rose rapidly to the office of Prime Minister when Belgium conceded the Congo's independence in June, 1960. He would last two months in office. This is a true story.

      • Genre: Drama

      • Original Language: French (Canada)

      • Director: Raoul Peck

      • Writer: Raoul Peck, Pascal Bonitzer

      • Release Date (Theaters):  wide

      • Release Date (Streaming):

      • Box Office (Gross USA): $684.1K

      • Runtime:

      • Distributor: Zeitgeist Films

      • Production Co: JBA Productions, Entre Chien et Loup, Velvet Film, Canal+, Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen (ZDF), arte France Cinéma, Essential Filmproduktion GmbH, Eurimages

      • Sound Mix: Dolby Stereo, Dolby Digital, Dolby A, Dolby SR

      • Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

      Cast & Crew

      Eriq Ebouaney
      Alex Descas
      Theophile Sowie
      Maka Kotto
      Dieudonné Kabongo
      Pascal N'Zonzi
      Jean-Claude Petit
      Jacques Bidou
      Patrick Meunier
      Marianne Dumoulin
      Bernard Lutic
      Jacques Cluzard
      André Fonsny
      Charlotte David
      Jacques Comets

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