Shot on location in Johannesburg, Cape Town, and Mozambique, the political thriller Catch A Fire is based on the real-life story of Patrick Chamusso. The film takes place in South Africa, spanning from the country’s turbulent and divided years in the 1980s to the present day. Patrick (played by Derek Luke) is an oil refinery employee and soccer player who is apolitical – until he and his wife are brutalized by government-sanctioned terror squads. Shocked into action, Patrick reorients his sense of self and purpose, and commences a one-man campaign against the Apartheid government. Catch A Fire also stars Academy Award Winner Tim Robbins (The Shawshank Redemption, War Of The Worlds), Robert Hobbs, and Bonnie Mbuli (Henna), and is diected by Phillip Noyce (The Quiet American, Patriot Games). It will be in theaters on October 27, 2006.
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