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Red Dust

Drama based on the novel by Gillian Slovo.

A woman leaves her law career in New York to return to South Africa to assist an old friend as prosecutor on a Truth Commission hearing.

The man she is representing, a social activist, is shocked to discover that the former police deputy who once tortured him is now seeking amnesty for his actions.

Release date:

1 hour, 45 minutes

Last on

Tue 4 Aug 2009 00:05
BBC One Cambridgeshire, East, North East & Cumbria, Wales only


Role Contributor
Sarah BarcantHilary Swank
Piet MullerIan Roberts
Alex MpondoChiwetel Ejiofor
DirectorTom Hooper