Based on the real-life prison break of two political captives, Escape From Pretoria is a race-against-time thriller set in the tumultuous apartheid days of South Africa.
“Escape from Pretoria” is based on the prison escape of two political captives from Pretoria Central Prison in South Africa in 1979. The movie starts with an introduction of the political events taking place in South Africa during that time, more precisely the Apartheid.
A successful prison-break thriller that find thrills in the details. This film has several hold your breath moments to keep the action flowing at a quick pace. Daniel Radcliffe continues to be daring in his acting choices.