Red Dust
Red Dust (2004)

A dedicated human rights lawyer and a political activist who suffered at the hands of South African police officer with no regard for human life finds that the only thing more dangerous than standing up for your beliefs is the discovery of… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: January 1, 2004
DVD Release Date: July 25, 2006
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Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Marta Barber
Miami Herald

Though Hooper falters on the side of manipulation, the story remains engrossing.

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Mark R. Leeper

Taking the form of a courtroom drama this film looks at the atrocities of the South African apartheid government and at the possibility of reconciliation.

Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile

The subject matter is as divisive as racism, as provocative as the elusiveness of justice and as complex as human beings can be.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...never quite becomes as compelling or intriguing as we get the impression it's supposed to be.

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Cynthia S.
This movie tackles a very difficult subject matter with a degree of compassion--Compassion that more whites should have demonstrated in this sad true tale about… More
Walter M.
[font=Century Gothic]In "Red Dust", it is 2000 in South Africa when former state security agent, Dirk Hendricks(Jamie Bartlett), is set to testify… More
Bruce Bruce
A Great Movie, far more then I expected, about the best HBO Film I have seen. Hilary Swank has come a long way since Harry and the Henderson?s. Non US actors… More
Film Crazy
My favourite film really really good and a great story its all about the apartied and its brilliant and it makes you aware of what was happening in that time… More