DOCUMENTARY THRILLER / 84 MINUTES / HD
Plot for Peace is a character-driven historical thriller about the demise of apartheid. It tells the story of Jean-Yves Olliver, alias “Monsieur Jacques”, whose behind-the-scenes bargaining was instrumental in bringing about regional peace and the end of racial discrimination in South Africa.
Plot for Peace won the 2013 International Documentary Award at the Galway Film Fleadhand (Picture), and the 2013 Brizzolara Family Foundation Award for Films of Conflict & Resolution at the Hamptons International Film Festival , the São Paulo International Jury Award to Best Documentary and Audience Award to Best International Documentary.
Language : English, French, Portuguese, Afrikaans, and Spanish
Contact : Mandy Jacobson (Producer)
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