Catch a Fire In the South Africa of 1980, an apolitical black oil-refinery worker (Derek Luke) becomes the obsession of an antiterrorism investigator (Tim Robbins) — and the… Catch a Fire In the South Africa of 1980, an apolitical black oil-refinery worker (Derek Luke) becomes the obsession of an antiterrorism investigator (Tim Robbins) — and the… 2006-10-27 PG-13 PT102M Drama Derek Luke Tim Robbins Bonnie Henna Focus Features
Movie Review

Catch a Fire (2006)

MPAA Rating: PG-13
EW's GRADE
B

Details Release Date: Oct 27, 2006; Rated: PG-13; Length: 102 Minutes; Genre: Drama; With: Derek Luke and Tim Robbins; Distributor: Focus Features

In the South Africa of 1980, an apolitical black oil-refinery worker (Derek Luke) becomes the obsession of an antiterrorism investigator (Tim Robbins) — and the once-docile citizen turns into the very rebel the white minority feared. As much a taut action saga as a history lesson.

Originally posted Nov 03, 2006 Published in issue #906 Nov 10, 2006 Order article reprints