Note: The writer of this review watched Dear Comrades! on a digital screener from home. Before making the decision…
Dagmar Tatarczyk, Poppy Simpson
An intimate snapshot of modern South Africa, Comrades is a vibrant character study following the conflicting journeys of seven diverse South Africans competing in the country's most celebrated sporting event - the 90km Comrades marathon. The film also tells the extraordinary story of the Comrades Marathon itself- a race that has borne witness to the country's social and political upheavals since 1921, emerging as a powerful symbol of unity and the 'new' South Africa.
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