Darling! The Pieter-Dirk Uys Story
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Darling! The Pieter-Dirk Uys Story
Immediately taken by South African political satirist Pieter-Dirk Uys after witnessing a performance by the polarizing entertainer in Sydney, Australia, then-fifteen year old aspiring filmmaker Julian Shaw approached the outspoken opponent of apartheid and AIDS activist requesting his permission to become the subject of a documentary. The resulting film paints an intimate portrait of a performer who always kept his personal life private as he strived to raise public awareness about some pretty important issues. In addition to criticizing the white minority South African government by means of… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Young Julian Shaw knows a good story when he sees one; he was 15 when he saw this one, a Pieter-Dirk Uys show. He decided there and then that he should make a film about this dynamo of a man."
‑ Urban Cinefile Critics, Urban Cinefile
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