2010 Drama Not Rated 140 Minutes
|In Theaters||November 19, 2010|
|On 4K UHD||Not Available|
|On Blu-ray||April 12, 2011|
|On DVD||April 12, 2011|
In WHITE MATERIAL, the great contemporary French filmmaker Claire Denis (Chocolat, Beau travail), known for her restless, intimate dramas, introduces an unforgettably crazed character. Played ferociously by Isabelle Huppert (Story of Women, The Piano Teacher), Maria is an entitled white woman living in Africa, desperately unwilling to give up her family’s crumbling coffee plantation despite the civil war closing in on her. Created with Denis’ signature full-throttle visual style, which places the viewer in the center of the maelstrom, 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.
Box office gross: $0.3 million. View box office history.
Presented in French.
Released by IFC Films. See more credits.