A Dry White Season

A polemic against South African apartheid, this may not meet criteria for "great" filmmaking, but director Euzhan Palcy's film succeeds in being significant. History teacher Ben du Toit (Donald Sutherland), an Afrikaner, lives a comfortable middle-class existence with wife Susan (Janet Suzman) and their children in Johannesburg in the 1970s. He finds all...read more

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01:57 — Schoolteacher Ben du Toit (Donald Sutherland) has been insulated all his life from the horrors of apartheid in his native South Africa. Perhaps he rea (more…)

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  • Released: 1989
  • Rating: R
  • Review: A polemic against South African apartheid, this may not meet criteria for "great" filmmaking, but director Euzhan Palcy's film succeeds in being significant. History teacher Ben du Toit (Donald Sutherland), an Afrikaner, lives a comfortable middle-class ex… (more)

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