Dust (1985)


Magda is the unwed daughter of a white South African farmer. 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.
Stars: Jane Birkin, Trevor Howard, Nadine Uwampa, John Matshikiza, Lourdes Christina Sayo, René Díaz, Tom Vrebus.

1985 Venice Film Festival – Nominated for the Golden Lion.


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