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Robert Davies

Saturday Night at the Palace

Edition 1988
87' - 1987 - Drama - Dialogue: English
Director: Robert Davies Composer: Jonathan Clegg With: Bill Flynn, Paul Slabolepszy, John Kani
Developed for film from a play inspired by true events, Saturday Night at the Palace takes place at a South African fast-food restaurant. The main conflict is between a white antagonist, Vince, and a black waiter named September. September was just about to close the restaurant to visit his family who he hasn't seen in two years due to apartheid, then Vince shows up. Vince has just been kicked off his soccer team and out of his house. He takes out his anger on September.

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Credits

Director

Robert Davies

Composer

Jonathan Clegg

With

Bill Flynn, Paul Slabolepszy, John Kani

Scenario

Bill Flynn, Paul Slabolepszy

Director of Photography

Robert Davies

Editor

Carla Sandrock

Producer

Robert Davies

More information

Dialogue

English

Countries of production

South Africa

Screenplay based on

"Saturday Night at the Palace" (Paul Slabolepszy)

Year

1987

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