A Dry White Season (1989)

Sep 20, 1989 | Drama, General Film, Thriller

Director: Euzhan Palcy

Writer(s): André P. Brink (novel), Colin Welland and Euzhan Palcy (screenplay)

Starring: Donald Sutherland, Janet Suzman, Zakes Mokae, Jürgen Prochnow, Susan Sarandon, Marlon Brando, Winston Ntshona, Thoko Ntshinga, Leonard Maguire, Gerard Thoolen, Susannah Harker, Andrew Whaley, Rowen Elmes, Stella Dickin, David de Keyser, John Kani, Sophie Mgcina, Bekhithemba Mpofu, Tinashe Makoni, Precious Phiri, Richard Wilson, Derek Hanekom, Michael Gambon, Ronald Pickup, Paul Brooke, Ernest Ndlovu, Stephen Hanly, Andrew Proctor, Kevin Johnson, Grant Davidson, Ndu Gumede, Sello Maake Ka-Ncube, Charles Pillai, Rosemary Martin, Willie Zweni, Mercia Davids, Mannie De Villiers, Anna Manimanzi, Hugh Masekela, Tina Simmons

Synopsis: Ben du Toit is a schoolteacher who always has considered himself a man of caring and justice, at least on the individual level. When his gardener’s son is brutally beaten up by the police at a demonstration by black school children, he gradually begins to realize his own society is built on a pillar of injustice and exploitation

Release Date: September 20, 1989 (USA) | Length: 106 min | Genre: Drama, Thriller | Certificate: R