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9 Ratings


Directed by Cauleen Smith
United States, 1998


Dramatic story of a young African American woman who makes discoveries about herself and her community while documenting the lives of young African American men.

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Drylongso Directed by Cauleen Smith

Awards & Festivals

Independent Spirit Awards

2000 | Winner: Someone to Watch Award

2000 | Nominee: Best Debut Performance

What are people saying?

  • Mtume Gant's rating of the film Drylongso

    3.5 A fascinating portrait of a woman trying to find a way to express. The film sometimes stumbles over its attempt to move through narrative but when it abandons that and just exists with its existential crisis, its really a nice and special film. A shame Cauleen Smith hasnt been able to continue making films....she had quite an eye