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A Dry White Season

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Original title
A Dry White Season
Running time
106 min.
United States United States
Colin Welland, Euzhan Palcy (Novel: André Brink)
Dave Grusin
Kevin Pike, Pierre-William Glenn
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Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
Drama | Racism. 1970s. Courtroom Drama
Synopsis / Plot
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 gardeners son is brutally beaten up by the police at a demonstration by black school children, he gradually begins to realize his society is built on a pillar of injustice and exploitation.
1989: Nominated for Oscar: Best Supporting Actor (Marlon Brando)
1989: Golden Globes: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role (Marlon Brando)
1989: Nominada BAFTA: Best Supporting Actor (Marlon Brando)
1989: New York Film Critics Circle: Nominated for Best Supporting Actor (Marlon Brando)
1989: Chicago Film Critics Awards: Nom. Best Picture & Best Supp. Actor (Brando)
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