A dry white season

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Palcy, Euzhan, film director,
Welland, Colin, screenwriter.
Weinstein, Paula, film producer.
Ntshona, Winston, actor.
Sutherland, Donald, 1935- actor.
[New York] : The Criterion Collection, [2018].
Director-approved Blu-ray special edition.
9781681435220, 1681435225
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1 videodisc (106 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 folded insert (10 unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 17 cm) 


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[New York] : The Criterion Collection, [2018].
Director-approved Blu-ray special edition.
9781681435220, 1681435225


General Note
Title and credits from screens.
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Based on the book by André Brink.
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Originally released as a motion picture in 1989.
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Wide screen (1.85:1).
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Special features: new interview with director Euzhan Palcy by film critic Scott Foundas; 'Five scenes, ' a short featuring Palcy discussing scenes from the film and how she brings authenticity to her work; interview from 1989 with actor Donald Sutherland; excerpt from a 1995 interview Palcy conducted with Nelson Mandela; footage of Palcy receiving the highest distinction for foreign dignitaries at the 2017 South African National Orders awards; on insert, an essay by filmmaker and scholar Jyoti Mistry.
Creation/Production Credits
Music by Dave Grusin ; edited by Sam O'Steen, Glenn Cunningham ; production designer, John Fenner ; directors of photography, Kelvin Pike, Pierre-William Glenn.
Donald Sutherland, Janet Suzman, Jurgen Prochnow, Zakes Mokae, Susan Sarandon, Marlon Brando, Winston Ntshona, Thoko Ntshinga, John Kani, David De Keyser, Susannah Harker, Gerard Thoolen, Michael Gambon, Ronald Pickup.
Ben du Toit is a schoolteacher who always has considered himself a man of caring and justice, at least on the individual level. When his gardener's son is brutally beaten up by the police at a demonstration by black school children, he gradually begins to realize his own society is built on a pillar of injustice and exploitation.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: R.
System Details
Blu-ray; region A; LPCM 2.0 stereo; requires Blu-ray player.
In English with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Palcy, E., Welland, C., Weinstein, P., Ntshona, W., Sutherland, D., Brando, M., Sarandon, S., Suzman, J., Prochnow, J., Mokae, Z., Ntshinga, T., Kani, J., De Keyser, D., Harker, S., Thoolen, G., Gambon, M., Pickup, R., Glenn, P., Pike, K., Cunningham, G., O'Steen, S., Grusin, D., Fenner, J., & Brink, A. P. 1. (2018). A dry white season (Director-approved Blu-ray special edition.). The Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Euzhan, Palcy et al.. 2018. A Dry White Season. The Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Euzhan, Palcy et al.. A Dry White Season The Criterion Collection, 2018.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Palcy, Euzhan,, et al. A Dry White Season Director-approved Blu-ray special edition., The Criterion Collection, 2018.

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