Goodbye Bafana

Goodbye Bafana (2007)

  • Genre: History, Drama
  • Release Date: 2007-02-11
  • User Rating: 6.7/10 from 146 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 55min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Film Afrika
  • Production Country: Belgium, United Kingdom, South Africa
  • Director: Bille August
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From 146 Ratings


The true story of a white South African racist whose life was profoundly altered by the black prisoner he guarded for twenty years. The prisoner's name was Nelson Mandela.

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  • Joseph Fiennes

    as James Gregory
  • Dennis Haysbert

    as Nelson Mandela
  • Diane Kruger

    as Gloria Gregory
  • Shiloh Henderson

    as Brett Gregory
  • Patrick Lyster

    as Major Pieter Jordaan
  • Norman Anstey

    as Jimmy Kruger
  • Terry Pheto

    as Zindzi Mandela
  • Zikhona Mda

    as Zenani Mandela
  • Leslie Mongezi

    as Walter Sisulu
  • Faith Ndukwana

    as Winnie Mandela
  • Zingizile Mtuzula

    as Raymond Mhlaba
  • Mehboob Bawa

    as Ahmed Kathrada
  • Shakes Myeko

    as Andrew Mlangeni
  • Sizwe Msutu

    as Cyril Ramaphosa
Production Suzanne Smith Crowley Casting
Editing Hervé Schneid Editor
Camera Robert Fraisse Director of Photography
Production Moonyeenn Lee Casting
Production Billy Hopkins Casting
Production Kerry Barden Casting
Sound Dario Marianelli Original Music Composer
Production Andro Steinborn Producer
Directing Bille August Director
Writing Bob Graham Novel
Writing James Gregory Novel
Writing Greg Latter Screenplay
Production Paul Schnee Casting
Art Jonathan Hely-Hutchinson Art Direction
Art Tom Hannam Production Design
Costume & Make-Up Diana Cilliers Costume Design
Editing Guy Travers First Assistant Editor
Production Ilann Girard Producer
Production Jean-Luc Van Damme Producer
Production David Wicht Producer
Production Vlokkie Gordon Head of Production
Writing Brian Cordray Script Consultant
Crew Paul Pieterse Stunt Driver
Directing Morag Cameron Script Supervisor
Production Natalie Rademeyer Production Manager
Crew Anton Moon Stunt Coordinator
Costume & Make-Up Pia Cornelius Hair Designer
Crew Varujan Gumusel Post-Production Manager
Crew Julian Koberman Stunt Double
Production Neil Van Der Linde Unit Production Manager
Art Zaan De Villiers Set Decoration