DAUGHTERS OF THE DUST
JULIE DASH | USA | 1991 | 113 MIN | PG | ENGLISH, FRENCH
Part of the Sight and Sound 100 series
BFI’s 2022 Sight & Sound List #62
Assisted by a deeply-venerated ancestral language, director Julie Dash flows compassionately through intertwining tales in this inventive, intergenerational portrait of three Gullah women living on the South Carolina Sea Islands at the start of the 20th century.
Cast: Cora Lee Day, Alva Rogers, Barbarao
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