A Dry White Season

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DVD Features:

  • Rated: R
  • Closed captioning available
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 47 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1989
  • Label: MGM (Video & DVD)
  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic Widescreen - 1.85
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Surround Sound - English
    • Subtitles - English - Closed Captioning
    • Subtitles - French - Optional

Performers, Cast and Crew:

Starring , &
Performer: , , , &
Directed by

Entertainment Reviews:

Rolling Stone - 10/05/1989
"...Euzhan Palcy, a remarkable talent, has kept her undeniably powerful film ablaze with ferocity and feeling..."
New York Times - 09/20/1989
"...Its frankness and sincerity matter....An extremely varied cast..."
Los Angeles Times - 09/22/1989
"...A DRY WHITE SEASON moves so swiftly, catching you up into its hellish chain of events, that you're left reeling....No other contemporary mainstream film takes us so deeply, so unflinchingly, into the tragically divided heart of South Africa..."

Product Description:

A prominent white school teacher living in South Africa and accepting the apartheid system, finds his life shattered when his black gardener is killed after trying to investigate his son's death. He hires a lawyer to help him expose the injustices of the government. Academy Award Nominations: Best Supporting Actor--Marlon Brando.

Plot Keywords:

Africa | Injustice | Law / Lawyers | Politics | Race Relations | Social Issues | Theatrical Release

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Customer Rating: Rating 4.4
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Rating 5.0 A Dry White Season Movie Lover: from PALMERTON, PA US -- August, 15, 2010

Outstanding, emotional and disturbing with excellent acting from all !!!
There is not a boring moment in it.
This is a film that deserves to be viewed more than once and one that you will want to keep in your movie collection.

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  • Sales Rank: 8,303
  • UPC: 027616125385
  • Shipping Weight: 0.23/lbs (approx)
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