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The Guest: An Episode in the Life of Eugene Marais

Directed by Ross Devenish
South Africa, 1977
Drama

Synopsis

Athol Fugard plays the Afrikaner intellectual, naturalist, poet, author and rebel Eugene Marais, who publicly attacked Kruger’s repressive Transvaal government and raised hackles by lecturing on ‘The Joys of Opium’.

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The Guest: An Episode in the Life of Eugene Marais Directed by Ross Devenish

Awards & Festivals

Locarno International Film Festival

1977 | 2 wins including: Ernest Artaria Award

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