Samuel Beckett meets Edward Albee on the bleak mud flats of Capetown, South Africa, in this impassioned adaptation of Athol Fugard's 1969 anti-Apartheid play, as vital today as it was 30 years ago. Soon after the white man's bulldozer levels their shack, and fire
reduces most of their possessions to ashes, Boesman (Danny Glover) and his "woman" Lena (Angela Bassett) find themselves down by the muddy shores of the Swarkops estuary. It's not the first time they've been forced to move; they've been driven from their makeshift homes so many times, Lena is no
longer entirely sure of her own past. All she knows is the miserable loneliness of the here and now, and that th...