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The true story of the rise to power and brutal assassination of the formerly vilified and later redeemed leader of the independent Congo, Patrice Lumumba. Using newly discovered historical evidence, Haitian-born and later Congo-raised writer and director Raoul Peck renders an emotional and tautly woven account of the mail clerk and beer salesman with a flair for oratory and an uncompromising belie...

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Directed by

Raoul Peck

Written by

Pascal Bonitzer (Writer)
Raoul Peck (Writer)

Runtime

115 minutes

Country

Germany, France, Belgium, Haiti

Language

French

Cast

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