Endgame (2009)

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Endgame is a 2009 British film directed by Pete Travis from a script by Paula Milne, based upon the book The Fall of Apartheid by Robert Harvey. The film is produced by Daybreak Pictures and reunites Travis with Vantage Point actor William Hurt. It also stars Chiwetel Ejiofor, Jonny Lee Miller and Mark Strong. The film dramatises the final days of apartheid in South Africa. It was filmed at locations in Reading, Berkshire, England and Cape Town, South Africa in the first half of 2008 and was completed in December that year. The film had its world premiere on 18 January 2009 at the Sundance Film Festival and was broadcast on Channel 4 on 4 May 2009. It will also have an international theatrical release, the distribution of which is handled by Target Entertainment Group. The film depicts the final days of apartheid, focusing on secret talks held between the African National Congress and the National Party in a country house in Somerset, England. The film focuses on the emotional relationship that develops between Willie Esterhuyse and Thabo Mbeki.

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