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3.8
1,428 Ratings

White Material

Directed by Claire Denis
France, 2009
Drama, Thriller, War

Synopsis

Maria is an entitled white woman living in Africa, unwilling to give up her family’s crumbling coffee plantation despite the civil war closing in on her. White Material is a gripping evocation of the death throes of European colonialism and a fascinating look at a woman lost in her own mind.

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White Material Directed by Claire Denis

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

2009

Locarno International Film Festival

2011

Toronto International Film Festival

2009

International Film Festival Rotterdam

2010

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