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A dry white season / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents ; a Paula Weinstein production ; screenplay by Colin Welland and Euzhan Palcy ; produced by Paula Weinstein ; directed by Euzhan Palcy.

Standardized Title:
Dry white season (Motion picture)
Edition:
Director approved DVD special edition.
Publication:
[New York] : Criterion Collection, [2018].
Series:
Criterion collection ; 953.
Criterion collection
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (106 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 insert (1 folded leaf : color illustrations ; 18 cm.)
4 3/4 in.
Subjects:
Brink, André P. (André Philippus), 1935-2015 -- Film adaptations.
Apartheid -- South Africa -- Drama.
South Africa -- Social conditions -- 1961-1994 -- Drama.
Apartheid.
Social conditions.
South Africa.
Form/Genre:
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Historical films.
Social problem films.
Film adaptations.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Drama.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Historical films.
Social problem films.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Language:
Open-captioned for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
System Details:
DVD, NTSC, Region 1; widescreen (1.85:1 aspect ratio) presentation; Dolby stereo audio.
digital
optical
stereo
Dolby Digital 2.0
widescreen (1.85:1)
NTSC
video file
DVD video region 1
Summary:
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.
Participant:
Winston Ntshona, Donald Sutherland, Marlon Brando, Susan Sarandon.
Credits:
Directors of photography, Kelvin Pike, Pierre-William Glenn; editors, Sam O'Steen, Glenn Cunningham; music, Dave Grusin.
Notes:
Title from container.
Based on Droë wit seisoen / [by] André Brink.
Videodisc release of the motion picture produced in 1989.
Special features: new interview with director Euzhan Palcy by film critic Scott Foundas; 'Five scenes,' a new program 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; an essay by filmmaker and scholar Jyoti Mistry (on insert).
Contributor:
Palcy, Euzhan, film director, screenwriter.
Weinstein, Paula, film director.
Welland, Colin, screenwriter.
Ntshona, Winston, actor.
Sutherland, Donald, 1935- actor.
Brando, Marlon, actor.
Sarandon, Susan, 1946- actor.
Suzman, Janet, actor.
Prochnow, Jürgen, actor.
Mokae, Zakes, actor.
Grusin, Dave, composer (expression).
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, film distributor, presenter.
Criterion Collection (Firm), publisher.
ISBN:
9781681435237
1681435233
OCLC:
1059465801
Publisher Number:
715515223416 (DVD)
CC2966DDVD The Criterion Collection
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