A Good Man in Africa (1994) Movie poster and book cover compared.

A Good Man in Africa

Bruce Beresford, 1994

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A Good Man in Africa
William Boyd, 1981

A Good Man in Africa is a movie directed by Bruce Beresford in 1994 and based on the book of the same name by William Boyd, first published in 1981. The movie features Colin Friels, Sean Connery, Joanne Whalley, John Lithgow, Diana Rigg, Louis Gossett Jr., and others.

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RATING

5.1

/ 10

Movie Poster: A Good Man in Africa (Bruce Beresford, 1994)

7.7

/ 10

Book Cover: A Good Man in Africa (William Boyd, 1981)

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Audiobook cover of A Good Man in Africa, the 1981 book by William Boyd.

A Good Man in Africa

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Storyline

Morgan Leafy, stationed in Kinjanja, is an inefficient and somewhat corrupt diplomat with a taste for alcohol and women. His life takes an unexpected turn when he becomes entangled in a web of political and personal complications. The plot revolves around Morgan’s attempts to navigate local politics, corruption, and his relationships with various characters, including the wife of a powerful cabinet minister and an eccentric American woman.

Movie vs Book

Poster of A Good Man in Africa, the 1994 movie by Bruce Beresford

Year

1994

Minutes

94

Movie Rate

5.10

Source: IMDb

Movie

A Good Man in Africa

Country: USA

Year: 1994

Length: 1h34m

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Cover of A Good Man in Africa, the 1981 book by William Boyd

Year

1981

Pages

352

Book Rate

7.70

S: Goodreads

Book

A Good Man in Africa

Country: UK

First published in: 1981

Length: 352 pages

Genre: Fiction

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