Killing Heat

  • 1981
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Drama

This filmed depiction of a novel by Doris Lessing does a good job in capturing the anguish Karen Black goes through in trying to adapt to the climate of Africa, both social and environmental, after marrying a landowner who is himself too sickly to live there. Any power the film does have is mainly a result of Black; everything else is just a background...read more

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00:49 — Doris Lessing's novel about an independent South African woman who only temporarily finds happiness when she marries a farmer. Also known as "The Gras (more…)

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  • Released: 1981
  • Rating: NR
  • Review: This filmed depiction of a novel by Doris Lessing does a good job in capturing the anguish Karen Black goes through in trying to adapt to the climate of Africa, both social and environmental, after marrying a landowner who is himself too sickly to live the… (more)

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