A Dry White Season

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  • R
  • 1989
  • 1 hr 37 min
  • 7.0  (5,155)
  • 68

Based at the height of apartheid in South Africa, A Dry White Season tells the story of schoolteacher Ben Du Toit. Ben feels he has no place becoming involved in the racial tensions that are sweeping the nation, which result in the Soweto Riots of 1976 and the death of a child at his school. After refusing to help Gordon, the father of the boy who died in the riots, Ben is shocked to eventually see the body of Gordon in a morgue after he has been tortured by the secret police. A social and political awakening affects both Ben and his family in ways he never imagined possible.

A Dry White Season
A Dry White Season
A Dry White Season

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Based at the height of apartheid in South Africa, A Dry White Season tells the story of schoolteacher Ben Du Toit. Ben feels he has no place becoming involved in the racial tensions that are sweeping the nation, which result in the Soweto Riots of 1976 and the death of a child at his school. After refusing to help Gordon, the father of the boy who died in the riots, Ben is shocked to eventually see the body of Gordon in a morgue after he has been tortured by the secret police. A social and political awakening affects both Ben and his family in ways he never imagined possible.

A Dry White Season is a 1989 drama with a runtime of 1 hour and 37 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.0 and a MetaScore of 68.

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  • Release Date
    1989
  • MPAA Rating
    R
  • Runtime
    1 hr 37 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    7.0  (5,155)
  • Metascore
    68