A dry white season
DVD
2018
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White schoolteacher Ben Du Toit lives in Johannesburg and remains blissfully incurious about the lives of his black countrymen until a wave of brutal repression comes crashing down on his gardener, bringing Du Toit face-to-face with harsh political realities.

Item Details
Series:
Criterion collection
Criterion collection ; 953
Criterion collection ; 953 DVD.
Subjects:
Apartheid -- South Africa -- Fiction.
Blacks -- South Africa -- Social conditions -- Fiction.
Brink, André P. (André Philippus), 1935-2015. Droë wit seisoen -- Film adaptations.
Johnson, Edwin F. (Edwin Ferry), 1803-1872 -- Fiction.
South Africa -- Social conditions -- 1961-1994 -- Fiction.
Genre:
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Historical films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Other Authors:
Brando, Marlon, actor.
Criterion Collection (Firm), publisher.
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, film distributor, presenter.
Mokae, Zakes, actor.
Ntshona, Winston, actor.
Palcy, Euzhan, film director.
Palcy, Euzhan, screenwriter, film director.
Prochnow, Jürgen, actor.
Sarandon, Susan, 1946- actor.
Sutherland, Donald, 1935- actor.
Suzman, Janet, actor.
motion picture adaptation of (work): Brink, André P. (André Philippus), 1935-2015. Droë wit seisoen. English.
ISBN:
9781681435237
Edition:
Director-approved DVD special edition.
Description:
1 videodisc (106 minutes) : sound, colour ; 4 3/4 inches.
digital optical surround Dolby Digital 5.1
video file DVD video region 1
Target Audience Note:
Canadian Home Video Rating: Not Rated.
MPAA rating: R.
Notes:
Title from container.
Based on the novel by André Brink.
Essay by filmmaker and scholar Jyoti Mistry in container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1989.
Special features: new interview with director Euzhan Palcy by film critic Scott Foundas, new program "Five Scenes" featuring Palcy, interview from 1989 with actor Donald Sutherland, excerpt from a 1995 interview Palcy conducted with Nelson Mandela, footage of Palcy receiving the highest distinction for foreign dignitaries at the 2017 South African National Orders awards.
Donald Sutherland, Janet Suzman, Winston Ntshona, Marlon Brando, Zakes Mokae, Jurgen Prochnow, Susan Sarandon.
DVD ; widescreen presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1.
For private home use only.
In English with English subtitles.
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Publisher or Distributor Number:
CC2966D
Link to PAC
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