A Dry White Season1989

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A Dry White Season
Directed by:
Euzhan Palcy

Starring Donald Sutherland, Janet Suzman, Zakes Mokae, Susan Sarandon, Marlon Brando and Winston Ntshona, "A Dry White Season" (also known as "Weiße Zeit der Dürre", "Arida stagione bianca, Un'") is a Drama/History/Thriller film directed by Euzhan Palcy, and written by Colin Welland (screenplay), released on September 20 of 1989 in the USA.

Who directed "A Dry White Season":

A Dry White Season was directed by Euzhan Palcy, a French director, writer, and producer.

Before making A Dry White Season, Euzhan Palcy had directed . Since, he directed Midnight's Last Ride, released in 2008.

When was "A Dry White Season" released:

A Dry White Season was initially released on Wednesday, September 20, 1989, in the United States. Also released on Wednesday, September 20, 1989 has been Queen of Hearts (dir. Jon Amiel). This was thirty (30) years ago.

It has been released on Sunday, September 10, 1989 in Canada; Wednesday, November 08, 1989 in France; Thursday, November 16, 1989 in Germany; Thursday, October 25, 1990 in Australia and on September, 1989 in Japan.

What is the casting of "A Dry White Season":

At the casting of A Dry White Season we find Donald Sutherland, previously seen in Lock Up (1989) and Lost Angels (1989); Janet Suzman (E la nave va (1983), The Draughtsman's Contract (1982)); Zakes Mokae (The Serpent and the Rainbow (1988), Cry Freedom (1987)) [ more... ]

  • Zakes Mokae, Andrew Whaley and Sophie Mgcina also worked together in Cry Freedom, released in 1987.
  • Winston Ntshona and John Kani can be seen in Marigolds in August, released in 1980.
  • Winston Ntshona and Andrew Whaley also appeared in The Power of One, released in 1992.
  • John Kani and Winston Ntshona also appeared together in The Wild Geese, released in 1978.

What is the Storyline of "A Dry White Season":

In A Dry White Season, Donald Sutherland portrays the character of Ben Du Toit, a South African school teacher. The story takes place in 1976, around the Soweto Riots, during the Apartheid system that lasted from 1948 until 1991.

The story begins when a gardener at Ben's school, a black man named Gordon, seeks his help while investigating the death of his son during the Riots. Like many South African whites, Ben refuses to get involved in the racial divides that have been tearing the country [...]

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