Something of Value (1957)

Director
Richard Brooks

Main cast
Rock Hudson; Dana Wynter; Sidney Poitier; Juano Hernandez; William Marshall

Genres
Drama

Description
As Kenya's Mau Mau uprising tears the country apart, former childhood friends Kimani (Sidney Poitier), a native, and Peter (Rock Hudson), a British colonist, find themselves on opposite sides of the struggle in this provocative drama. Though each is devoted to his cause, both wish for a more moderate path -- but their hopes for a peaceful resolution are thwarted by rage, colonial arrogance and escalating violence on both sides.


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