An inspiring true story of Zara and Halima who find themselves in the same cultural trap regardless of their background,they each struggle to make meaning to their lives...

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Critic Reviews (5)

6.7
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Cinema Axis

16 Mar 2017
8.0
Dry, the latest directorial work from noted Nollywood actress Stéphanie Linus, aims to shed some light on a serious condition, obstetric fistula, impacting many women in Africa. Using her film as a call to action, Linus’ drama follows two individu ...
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Pulse.ng

16 Mar 2017
9.0
Halima (played by Zubaida Ibrahim Fagge) is a teenager who has been betrothed to a man four times her age. Zara played by Stephanie Linus is a doctor who is trying to live her life like normal but is constantly haunted by her past. I’ve never cried ...
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Premium Times

16 Mar 2017
9.0
Stephanie Linus’s Dry begins with Zara Robbins receiving an award at an event, where her adopted mother is present. Her mother is white. If you paid attention to details in the film, you will still not quickly understand how a white woman’s child ...
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TheNet.ng

16 Mar 2017
6.0
Stephanie Linus’ movie, Dry, hit Nigerian cinemas on August 14, 2015 and some of those who have watched are heralding it as another major contribution of Nigeria’s Nollywood to the world’s collection of good movies. Here, still, are a few more ...
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360Nobs

16 Mar 2017
6.0
US-based Dr. Robins is indisposed, culminating in her inability to embark on her annual medical trip to Nigeria, where she conducts free surgeries for Vesico Vaginal Fistula (VVF) patients in a rural community. So, Zara (Stephanie Okereke), her daugh ...

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Release Date(s):

August 14, 2015 (Nigeria)
November 9, 2015 (USA)
February 13, 2016 (Toronto Black Film Festival, Canada)

Executive Producer:

Stephanie Linus, Idahosa Linus

Cinematography:

Angel Barroeta

Screenplay:

Stephanie Linus

Editor:

Jane Lawalata

Production Designer:

Gabriel Okorie

Sound:

Curtis Fritsch IV

Music:

Lisbeth Scott

Production Company:

Next Page Productions

Distribution:

Silverbird Film Distribution (West Africa), Alchemy (USA) (all media), Arc Entertainment (USA) (TV)

Language:

English, Hausa

Runtime:

107 minutes

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