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Red Dust


We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
Thought-provoking drama set at the time of the Truth and Reconciliation hearings in post-apartheid South Africa, part of the Africa Lives on the BBC season. Starring Hilary Swank and Chiwetel Ejiofor. South African-born lawyer Sarah Barcant returns to her homeland from the US to represent politician Alex Mpondo as he tries to discover the facts behind his imprisonment during apartheid. Review page 49. Director Tom Hooper (2004, 15)
African School on Tuesday at 8.30pm on BBC4 is the first of four consecutive programmes in the Africa Lives on the BBC season Truth Hurts: p29; Barry Norman on Hilary Swank : p47


Unknown: Hilary Swank
Unknown: Chiwetel Ejiofor.
Unknown: Sarah Barcant
Unknown: Alex Mpondo
Director: Tom Hooper
Unknown: Barry Norman
Unknown: Hilary Swank
Sarah Barcant: Hilary Swank
Alex Mpondo: Chiwetel Ejiofor
Dirk Hendricks: Jamie Bartlett
Ben Hoffman: Marius Wevers
Piet Muller: Ian Roberts
Mrs Sizela: Nomhle Nkonyeni
Mannie Bester: Greg Latter
James Sizela: Mawongo Dominic Tyawa

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