Overview

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

    Director

  2. Colin Welland

    Screenplay

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

Full Cast & Crew

A Dry White Season
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Status Released

Release Information

  • January 1, 1989
    Theatrical

    Meaning

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 47m

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