A Season In The Congo Movie

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Status: Announced As of September 22, 2013

Announced: Intentions to make the movie; early in development.

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A Season In The Congo

TBA | Biography Drama

Patrice Émery Lumumba, a Congolese independence leader, becomes the first democratically elected Prime Minister of the Republic of the Congo, after he helps win its independence from Belgium in June ...

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A Season In The Congo release date is set for To Be Announced (TBA)

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Chiwetel Ejiofor
Patrice Lumumba
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Directed by

Joe Wright

Screenwriter

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Storyline

Patrice Émery Lumumba, a Congolese independence leader, becomes the first democratically elected Prime Minister of the Republic of the Congo, after he helps win its independence from Belgium in June 1960. Only twelve weeks later, Lumumba's government is deposed in a coup during the Congo Crisis.
modified plot formulation from theguardian.com

Trivia & Production Notes

  • An adaptation of the stage play which was translated by Ralph Manheim and produced at The Young Vic theater in the U.K.
  • Shooting will take place in Kinshasa.

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