Taking place during the 1976 Soweto uprising, the story follows a white school teacher whose life and values are threatened when he asks questions about the death of a young black boy who died in police custody.

  1. Euzhan Palcy


  2. Colin Welland


Top Billed Cast

  1. Donald Sutherland

    Donald Sutherland

    Ben du Toit

  2. Janet Suzman

    Janet Suzman

    Susan du Toit

  3. Zakes Mokae

    Zakes Mokae

    Stanley Makhaya

  4. Jürgen Prochnow

    Jürgen Prochnow

    Captain Stolz

  5. Susan Sarandon

    Susan Sarandon

    Melanie Bruwer

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A Dry White Season
A Dry White Season



Status Released

Release Information

  • January 1, 1989


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 47m

Budget -

Revenue -



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