The Burning Plain


The Burning Plain
Writer-turned-director Guillermo Arriaga is back with another convoluted story featuring many interlocking characters and plotlines. It revolves around three women, their dramatic life experiences, and how the stories connect up in the end.

105 minutes.
No persons under 16 (Language, Sex, Nudity).
Drama, On the art circuit

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Credits

Cast
Charlize Theron, Kim Basinger, Jennifer Lawrence, José Maria Yazpik, Joaquim de Almeida, Tessa Ia, Diego J. Torres
Director
Guillermo Arriaga
ScreenplayGuillermo Arriaga
MusicOmar Rodriquez-Lopez
CinematographyRobert Elswit, John Toll
EditingCraig Wood
Sound formats
Made in2008
Produced by2929 Productions, Costa Films, Parkes/MacDonald Productions

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreDrama
LanguageStrong, crude, fairly frequent
NudityExposure of breasts and back nudity in sexual context
SexImplied and actual sex scenes, fairly frequent
ViolenceModerate physical and psychological violence in context
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseMild, infrequent, cigarettes and alcohol
CommentsNone
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Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Theresa Smith
10
Die Burger
Laetitia Pople
15
Cape Times
Terri Dunbar-Curran
15
iAfrica.com
Nils van der Linden
13
The Citizen
Peter Feldman
14
24.com
Shaheema Barodien
10
Rottentomatoes critics
11 critics
11
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer
11

What the People say

Internet
1264 Netizens quote iconInteresting story but technically incoherent
14

Average .. 63%

13

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