A Good Man in Africa (1994) - Rotten Tomatoes

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A Good Man in Africa (1994)




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This British drama is set in a fictional African nation, which is getting ready to break free from British colonial rule. When the corrupt future president wants to get a money-making construction contract, he must first convince the honest Dr. Alex Murray, who has the power to veto any contracts.

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Colin Friels
as Morgan Leafy
Sean Connery
as Dr. Alex Murray
Joanne Whalley
as Celia Adekunle
Louis Gossett Jr.
as Prof. Sam Adekunle
John Lithgow
as Arthur Fanshawe
Diana Rigg
as Chloe Fanshawe
Sarah-Jane Fenton
as Priscilla Fanshawe
George Lee
as Highlife Singer
Sophie Mgcina
as Hospital Sister
Lillian Dube
as Innocence
Auerey Molefi
as Customs Official 1
Fiona Fraser
as Lady in Waiting
Pats Dibeco
as Roadside Barman
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Critic Reviews for A Good Man in Africa

All Critics (10) | Top Critics (4)

This plot, and the attitudes that underlie it, remind me of the patronizing tone of novels set in Africa 50 years ago, about colorful colonials and backward natives. The movie is not overtly racist. But there is an unpleasant undertone.

January 1, 2000 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…

Boyd's novel was largely interior monologue, and it is fair enough that Boyd's own adaptation should go for something different -- but not for banal dialogue and creaking-farce machinery.

November 30, 2017 | Full Review…

Just an excuse for Sean Connery to play golf.

July 26, 2002 | Rating: 1/5

Audience Reviews for A Good Man in Africa

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Sean Gillespie
Sean Gillespie

Super Reviewer

Adequate nothing more. Wastes a lot of good actors chief among them Diana Rigg and Sean Connery.

jay nixon
jay nixon

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