The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek

The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek

by: Athol Fugard

by: Athol Fugard

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The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek

The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek

by: Athol Fugard

by: Athol Fugard

Overview

Aging farm laborer Nukain has spent his life transforming the rocks at Revolver Creek into a vibrant garden of painted flowers. Now, the final unpainted rock, as well as his young companion Bokkie, has forced Nukain to confront his legacy as a painter, a person and a black man in 1980s South Africa. When the landowner’s wife arrives with demands about the painting, the profound rifts of a country hurtling toward the end of apartheid are laid bare.

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Cautions

  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes

Details

  • Genre: Docudrama/Historic
  • Time Period: Contemporary, 1980s
  • Cast Attributes: Role(s) for Black Actor(s)
  • Target Audience: Adult

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Athol Fugard

Athol Fugard is an internationally acclaimed South African playwright whose best-known work deals with the political and social upheaval of the apartheid system in South Africa. He was educated at the University of Cape Town. His plays include The Captain's Tiger, Valley Song, My Children! My Africa, A Lesson from Aloe ...

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