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Dust Devil
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Director:
Writer:
Richard Stanley (written by)
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Release Date:
8 August 1992 (Japan) See more »
Tagline:
He's not a serial killer. He's much worse. See more »
Plot:
A woman on the run from her abusive husband encounters a mysterious hitch-hiker. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
Awards:
4 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Flawed but fascinating in places. Worth watching. See more (51 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Robert John Burke ... Dust Devil (as Robert Burke)

Chelsea Field ... Wendy Robinson

Zakes Mokae ... Ben Mukurob
John Matshikiza ... Joe Niemand
Rufus Swart ... Mark Robinson

William Hootkins ... Capt. Beyman
Terry Norton ... Saarke Haarhoff (as Terri Norton)
Russell Copley ... Cpl. Dutoit
Andre Odendaal ... Cpl. Bates
Luke Cornell ... Soldier 1
Philip Henn ... Soldier 2
Robert Stevenson ... Rifle Boy
Peter Hallr ... Marist Monk
Stephen Earnhart ... Camper Driver

Marianne Sägebrecht ... Dr. Leidzinger
Isaac Mavimbella ... Farmhand
Crystal Dobson ... Mrs. Beyman
Mickey Wenk ... Checkpoint Soldier
Stephanus Titus ... Barman
Philip Notununu ... Man in Bar
Andre-Jacques Van der Merwe ... Tourist Husband
Marietjie Vaughn ... Tourist Wife
Ursula Peveling ... Tourist Daughter
Erle Vaughan ... Tourist Son
Jaco Espach ... Truck Driver
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Richard Stanley ... Transforming Dust Devil in Dream Sequence (uncredited)

Directed by
Richard Stanley 
 
Writing credits
Richard Stanley (written by)

Produced by
Stephen Earnhart .... associate producer
Daniel Lupi .... associate producer
Nik Powell .... executive producer
JoAnne Sellar .... producer
Paul Trijbits .... executive producer
Bob Weinstein .... co-executive producer
Harvey Weinstein .... co-executive producer
Stephen Woolley .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Simon Boswell 
 
Cinematography by
Steven Chivers 
 
Film Editing by
Paul Carlin 
Jamie Macdermott 
Derek Trigg 
 
Casting by
Callie Bristow 
Jory Weitz 
 
Production Design by
Joseph Bennett 
 
Art Direction by
Michael Carlin 
Graeme Orwin 
 
Set Decoration by
Eva Strack 
 
Costume Design by
Michele Clapton 
Ruy Filipe 
 
Makeup Department
Lisa Boni .... hair stylist
Lisa Boni .... makeup artist
Chris Cunningham .... senior artist (as Chris Halls)
Little John .... special makeup effects supervisor
 
Production Management
Daniel P. Collins .... unit manager (as Daniel Collins)
Carol Hickson .... production manager: South Africa
Daniel Lupi .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Alan Breton .... second assistant director
Stephen Earnhart .... second unit director
Immo Horn .... second unit director
Gary Huckabay .... second second assistant director
Gary Huckabay .... third assistant director
Guy Travers .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Dirk Buchmann .... property master
Immo Horn .... muralist
Graham Humphreys .... storyboard artist
Emilia Roux .... set dresser
Ina Roux .... production buyer
Joel Van Bavel .... construction coordinator
 
Sound Department
Laura Evans .... assistant sound editor
Pauline Griffith .... foley artist
Robin Harris .... sound mixer
Kate Hopkins .... sound editor
Daryl Jordan .... assistant sound editor
Jenny Lee Wright .... foley artist
Dominic Lester .... sound re-recording mixer
James Mather .... sound editor
Jonathan Miller .... sound editor
Robin O'Donoghue .... sound re-recording mixer
Richard Rhys Davies .... supervising sound editor
Simon Rice .... boom operator
Aad Wirtz .... sound re-recording mixer
 
Special Effects by
Rick Cresswell .... special effects
Dave Eltham .... special effects technician
 
Stunts
Debra Deats .... stunts
Roly Jansen .... stunt coordinator
Neville Strydom .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Greg Copeland .... additional photographer
Liam Daniel .... still photographer
John Gaeta .... camera operator
Liam Longman .... still photographer
Philip Alan Waters .... camera operator
Philip Alan Waters .... second unit director of photography
Peter Wignall .... first assistant camera
 
Editorial Department
Keith Mason .... first assistant editor
 
Other crew
David Ball .... financing
Jaco Espach .... location manager
Graham Humphreys .... titles
Mark Kermode .... post-production propaganda: final cut
Sheila Fraser Milne .... production coordinator
Richard Stanley .... post-production financing: final cut
Antoinette van Speyk .... script supervisor
Dan Zeff .... runner
 
Thanks
Willi Saunderson Swakopmund Fire Brigade .... acknowledgment
 

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MPAA:
Rated R for strong violence and sexuality, and for language
Runtime:
France:87 min | Italy:87 min | 108 min (Final Cut) | USA:87 min | 115 min (Workprint Version) | 103 min (director's cut)
Country:
Color:
Color (Metrocolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Certification:
Canada:16+ (Quebec) | France:-12 | Germany:18 | Italy:VM14 | UK:18 (original rating) | UK:15 (re-rating) (2006) | USA:R
Filming Locations:

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Trivia:
Originally Stanley had Kerry Fox in mind for the character of Wendy. The film's financiers weren't satisfied with her and the same went for Stanley's second suggestion, Stacey Travis, who starred in Stanley's previous feature, Hardware (1990). The decision to cast Chelsea Field was a last-minute compromise.See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: When Wendy slams on the brakes of her VW Beetle, she doesn't touch the clutch, but the car stops without stalling.See more »
Quotes:
Dust Devil:There is no good or evil, only spirit and matter. Only movement toward the light - and away from it.See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in Beyond the Grave (2010)See more »
Soundtrack:
You Can Call (But I Won't Answer)See more »

FAQ

What are the differences between the Theatrical Version and the Director's Cut?
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17 out of 22 people found the following review useful.
Flawed but fascinating in places. Worth watching., 28 August 2002
Author: Infofreak from Perth, Australia

'Dust Devil' is a visually striking, atmospheric supernatural mood piece that deserves a larger audience. Directed by Richard Stanley, best known to most for the so-so cyberpunk action movie 'Hardware', this is a much more ambitious and complex movie. Unfortunately it isn't entirely successful, and frequently loses focus and gets muddled and confusing. Even so it has some fascinating sequences and is well worth renting. The mysterious title character is played by the underrated Robert John Burke, and actor who has had an uneven career from Hal Hartley gems like 'Simple Men' to horror schlock like 'Thinner', and even a brief stint as Peter Weller's replacement in the Robocop series. Burke is supported by the charismatic African character actor Zakes Mokae ('The Serpent and the Rainbow'), and b-grade regular Chelsea Field ('Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man'). 'Dust Devil' is a difficult movie to categorize but will appeal to fans of offbeat and strange films.

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