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The Burning
The Burning

The Burning 1967

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The Burning 1967 PG

30 mins United Kingdom

The privileged life of a white grandmother (wonderfully played by Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies) in Apartheid South Africa unravels as she visits her sister's farm during a political uprising. The old lady seems blind to the dangers, but her young grandson is exposed to the violent horrors of the unrest. This incisive, chilling debut from director Stephen Frears boasts stunning location photography.

Featuring

Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies

Isobel Muller

Maxine Day

Genres

Drama

Collection

Shorts Shorts

Certificate

PG Contains mild violence and discriminatory language

Released

1967

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

Production company

British Film Institute Production Board

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