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Author: Tom HooperTroy Kennedy MartinRuth CalebHilary SwankChiwetel EjioforAll authors
Publisher: [United States?] : HBO Video, [2006]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A political thriller set in a small South African town during the Truth and Reconciliation Commission hearings. Human rights lawyer Sarah Barcant must represent Alex Mpondo, a former political activist, who was held captive and sadistically tortured by a police officer under the apartheid regime in South Africa.
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Genre/Form: Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Legal films
Fiction films
Film adaptations
Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
DVD
Video
Named Person: Gillian Slovo; Gillian Slovo
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Hooper; Troy Kennedy Martin; Ruth Caleb; Hilary Swank; Chiwetel Ejiofor; Jamie Bartlett; Robert Lane; Gillian Slovo; BBC Films,; Distant Horizon (Firm),; Videovision Entertainment (Firm),; Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa.; HBO Video (Firm),
ISBN: 0783139713 9780783139715
OCLC Number: 70715882
Language Note: In English with optional subtitles in Spanish; closed-captioned in English.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 2004.
Based on the novel by Gillian Slovo.
Widescreen presentation. Aspect ratio 16:9.
Credits: Cinematography, Larry Smith ; editor, Avril Beukes ; music, Robert Lane.
Cast: Hilary Swank, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Jamie Bartlett, Ian Roberts, Nomhle Nkonyeni.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R.
Description: 1 videodisc (110 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC ; region 1; Dolby Digital.
Other Titles: Red dust (Motion picture : 2004)
Responsibility: BBC Films and Distant Horizon present in association with Videovision Entertainment and the Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa Ltd. ; a Tom Hooper film ; produced by Ruth Caleb, Anant Singh ; screenplay byTroy Kennedy-Martin ; directed by Tom Hooper

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A political thriller set in a small South African town during the Truth and Reconciliation Commission hearings. Human rights lawyer Sarah Barcant must represent Alex Mpondo, a former political activist, who was held captive and sadistically tortured by a police officer under the apartheid regime in South Africa.

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