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      Dust

      1985 1h 27m Drama List
      Reviews Magda (Jane Birkin) is the unwed daughter of a white South African farmer (Trevor Howard). Spending much of her time looking after her father, Magda leads an uneventful and isolated life, largely avoiding other people. However, that changes when Magda discovers that her father has been having an affair with one of the farm's African workers. Unable to handle the revelation that her dad has a mistress, Magda takes surprisingly drastic and violent action. Read More Read Less

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      Derek Malcolm Guardian Dust is only 88 minutes long, and expresses itself succinctly as well as passionately. It is also very finely acted indeed. Nov 3, 2021 Full Review Philip French Observer (UK) There are hints here of Faulkner, Tennessee Williams and Strindberg's "Miss Julie," and the movie develops a certain brooding authority. But it ends up looking like a piece of juvenilia discovered in Athol Fugard's bottom drawer. Nov 3, 2021 Full Review Read all reviews
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      Synopsis Magda (Jane Birkin) is the unwed daughter of a white South African farmer (Trevor Howard). Spending much of her time looking after her father, Magda leads an uneventful and isolated life, largely avoiding other people. However, that changes when Magda discovers that her father has been having an affair with one of the farm's African workers. Unable to handle the revelation that her dad has a mistress, Magda takes surprisingly drastic and violent action.
      Director
      Marion Hänsel
      Producer
      Michele Troncon
      Genre
      Drama
      Original Language
      English
      Release Date (Streaming)
      Oct 14, 2016
      Runtime
      1h 27m
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