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A Dry White Season (The Criterion Collection)(Blu-ray)(Region A)

A Dry White Season (The Criterion Collection)(Blu-ray)(Region A)
 
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A Dry White Season Blu-ray
Criterion | 1989 | 107 min | Rated R | Dec 11, 2018

Video
Codec: MPEG-4 AVC
Resolution: 1080p
Original aspect ratio: 1.85:1

Audio
English: LPCM 2.0

Subtitles
English SDH

Discs
Blu-ray Disc
Single disc (1 BD-50)
UPC 715515223317


A Dry White Season (The Criterion Collection)(1989) Blu-ray

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.

Director: Euzhan Palcy
Writers: Colin Welland, André P. Brink, Euzhan Palcy
Starring: Donald Sutherland, Janet Suzman, Zakes Mokae, Jürgen Prochnow, Susan Sarandon, Marlon Brando


Special Features and Technical Specs:
- NEW 4K RESTORATION, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack on the Blu-ray
- New interview with director Euzhan Palcy by film critic Scott Foundas
- Five Scenes, a new program featuring Palcy
- 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
- PLUS: An essay by filmmaker and scholar Jyoti Mistry
- Optional English SDH subtitles for the main feature

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