Red Dust

Red Dust (2004)

Nothing is more dangerous than the truth.

  • Genre: Drama
  • Release Date: 2004-01-01
  • User Rating: 6.5/10 from 15 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 50min
  • Language: Afrikaans
  • Production Company: BBC
  • Production Country: United Kingdom, South Africa
  • Director:
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Sarah Barcant, a lawyer in New York City who grew up in South Africa, returns to her childhood dwelling place to intercede for Alex Mpondo, a Black South African politician who was tortured during apartheid.

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  • Chiwetel Ejiofor

    as Alex Mpondo
  • Hilary Swank

    as Sarah Barcant
  • Jamie Bartlett

    as Dirk Hendricks
  • Ian Roberts

    as Piet Müller
  • Marius Weyers

    as Ben Hoffman
  • Nomhlé Nkyonyeni

    as Mrs. Sizela
  • Greg Latter

    as Mannie Bester
  • Elize Cawood

    as Anna Hoffman
  • Robin Smith

    as Duty Officer
  • Wilson Dunster

    as District Judge
  • Dirk Stoltz

    as Andre
  • Jennifer Steyn

    as Marie Müller
  • David Dennis

    as Police Superintendent
  • Junior Singo

    as Sipho
  • James Ngcobo

    as Ezekiel
  • Hlomla Dandala

    as Oscar Dumasi
  • Connie Mfuku

    as Alex's Aunt
  • Zaa Nkweta

    as Reporter
  • Sylvaine Strike

    as Woman at House
Camera Larry Smith Director of Photography
Production Pam Dixon Casting
Costume & Make-Up Diana Cilliers Costume Design
Production Anant Singh Producer
Production Helena Spring Producer
Editing Avril Beukes Editor
Sound Rob Lane Original Music Composer
Production Ruth Caleb Producer
Writing Troy Kennedy Martin Writer
Production Joe Oppenheimer Co-Producer
Directing Tom Hooper Director
Writing Gillian Slovo Novel
Art Patrick Cox Art Direction
Production Sudhir Pragjee Co-Producer
Art Mark Wilby Production Design
Art Darryl Hammer Set Decoration