Red Dust

Overview

A dedicated human rights lawyer and a political activist who suffered at the hands of South African police officer with no regard for human life finds that the only thing more dangerous than standing up for your beliefs is the discovery of the truth in director Tom Hooper's adaptation of Gillian Slovo's captivating novel. Tortured at the hands of police officer Dirk Hendricks Jamie Bartlett for his efforts in seeking equality under the brutal apartheid regime, social activist Alex Mpondo Chiwetel Ejiofor is ...
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Overview

A dedicated human rights lawyer and a political activist who suffered at the hands of South African police officer with no regard for human life finds that the only thing more dangerous than standing up for your beliefs is the discovery of the truth in director Tom Hooper's adaptation of Gillian Slovo's captivating novel. Tortured at the hands of police officer Dirk Hendricks Jamie Bartlett for his efforts in seeking equality under the brutal apartheid regime, social activist Alex Mpondo Chiwetel Ejiofor is shocked upon learning that Officer Hendricks is now seeking amnesty for his violent deeds. When human rights lawyer Sarah Barcant Hilary Swank returns to her South African home to represent Alex, she quickly discovers that the deeper she delves into the past, the more she has to fear in the present.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/25/2006
  • UPC: 026359314322
  • Original Release: 2004
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  • Source: Hbo Home Video
  • Region Code: 1
  • Time: 1:51:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 52,342

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Hilary Swank Sarah Barcant
Chiwetel Ejiofor Alex Mpondo
Jamie Bartlett Dirk Hendricks
Marius Weyers Ben Hoffman
Ian Roberts Piet Muller
Nomhle Nkonyeni
Greg Latter
Mawonga Dominic Tyawa
Technical Credits
Tom Hooper Director
Avril Beukes Editor
Ruth Caleb Producer
Dianna Cilliers Costumes/Costume Designer
Patrick Cox Art Director
Pam Dixon Casting
Chris Gilliam Sound/Sound Designer
Rob Lane Score Composer
Troy Kennedy Martin Screenwriter
Pam Dixon Casting
Ivan Milborrow Sound/Sound Designer
Joe Oppenheimer Co-producer
Sudhir Pragjee Co-producer
Christa Schamberger Casting
Anant Singh Producer
Sanjeev Singh Co-producer
Larry Smith Cinematographer
Helena Spring Producer
David M. Thompson Producer
Mark Wilby Production Designer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Red Dust
1. Coming Clean [7:43]
2. Prodigal Daughter [8:08]
3. Bad Memory [3:40]
4. The Last Picture [4:52]
5. Protest [18:06]
6. One Man's Solider [8:25]
7. Evidence [7:39]
8. A Difficult Truth [7:10]
9. Point Him Out [6:17]
10. A Revelation [7:16]
11. There Was a Farm [9:45]
12. Justice [21:28]
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Disc #1 -- Red Dust
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