Focus Features | Release Date: October 27, 2006
Summary: Powerfully telling the story of a South African hero's journey to freedom, Catch a Fire is a political thriller that takes place during the country's turbulent and divided times in the early 1980s, and in the new South Africa of today. (Focus Features)
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Runtime: 101 min
Rating: Rated PG-13 for thematic material involving torture and abuse, violence and brief language.
Production: Focus Features
Genres: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller
Countries: USA, UK, France, South Africa
Languages: English, Afrikaans, Portuguese, Zulu
Home Release Date: Jan 30, 2007
Director Credit
Phillip Noyce Director
Writer Credit
Shawn Slovo Writer
Principal Cast Credit
Bonnie Henna Precious Chamusso
Derek Luke Patrick Chamusso
Tim Robbins Nic Vos
Cast Credit
Charlotte Savage Marie Vos
Eduan van Jaarsveldt Special Branch Sergeant
Jessica Anstey Katie Vos
Michael Mabizela Shaven Head Bomber
Michele Burgers Anna Vos
Mncedisi Shabangu Zuko September
Mpho Lovinga Johnny Piliso
Mxo Pete My Baby
Nomhlé Nkyonyeni Mama Dorothy
Sithembiso Khumalo Sixpence
Terry Pheto Miriam
Tumisho Masha Obadi
Producer Credit
Anthony Minghella Producer
Debra Hayward Executive Producer
Eric Fellner Producer
Genevieve Hofmeyr Line Producer
Jeff Abberley Executive Producer: Scion Films
Julia Blackman Executive Producer: Scion Films
Liza Chasin Executive Producer
Miranda Culley Associate Producer
Robyn Slovo Producer
Sydney Pollack Executive Producer
Tim Bevan Producer