Red Dust


1h 50m 2004

Brief Synopsis

In 2000, South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TARC) travels across the country, conducting hearings and granting amnesty to those who admit responsibility for apartheid atrocities. Human rights lawyer Sarah Barcant returns from New York to her childhood village to work on the case of

Film Details

Release Date
2004
Production Company
Bbc Films; Industrial Development Corporation Of South Africa
Distribution Company
HBO Home Video; United International Pictures; Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures International
Location
South Africa

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 50m

Synopsis

In 2000, South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TARC) travels across the country, conducting hearings and granting amnesty to those who admit responsibility for apartheid atrocities. Human rights lawyer Sarah Barcant returns from New York to her childhood village to work on the case of Alex Mpondo, now an ANC parliamentarian, who in 1986 was tortured by policeman Henricks. Alex's agenda is centered on the disappearance of his friend, imprisoned at the same time.

Film Details

Release Date
2004
Production Company
Bbc Films; Industrial Development Corporation Of South Africa
Distribution Company
HBO Home Video; United International Pictures; Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures International
Location
South Africa

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 50m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States January 2005

Released in United States on Video July 25, 2006

Released in United States September 2004

Shown at Palm Springs International Film Festival (International Gala) January 6-17, 2005.

Shown at Toronto International Film Festival September 9-18, 2004.

Released in United States January 2005 (Shown at Palm Springs International Film Festival (International Gala) January 6-17, 2005.)

Released in United States on Video July 25, 2006

Released in United States September 2004 (Shown at Toronto International Film Festival September 9-18, 2004.)