South Africa, Free State region, isolated stronghold to the Afrikaans white ethnic minority culture. In this conservative farming territory obsessed with strength and masculinity, Janno is ... See full summary »

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Etienne Kallos

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Etienne Kallos
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Cast overview:
Brent Vermeulen ... Janno
Alex van Dyk Alex van Dyk ... Pieter
Juliana Venter Juliana Venter ... Marie
Morné Visser ... Jan
Erica Wessels Erica Wessels ... Anel
Benré Labuschagne Benré Labuschagne ... Hennie
Danny Keogh Danny Keogh ... Oupa
Roxanna Kerdachi Roxanna Kerdachi ... Little sister
Biané Hattingh Biané Hattingh ... Little sister
Barné Hattingh Barné Hattingh ... Little sister
Mpume Mthombeni Mpume Mthombeni ... Alina
Louis Minnaar Louis Minnaar ... Tienus
Jakkie Groenewald Jakkie Groenewald ... Older Afrikaans man
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South Africa, Free State region, isolated stronghold to the Afrikaans white ethnic minority culture. In this conservative farming territory obsessed with strength and masculinity, Janno is different, secretive, emotionally frail. One day his mother, fiercely religious, brings home Pieter, a hardened street orphan she wants to save, and asks Janno to make this stranger into his brother. The two boys start a fight for power, heritage and parental love.

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The Cannes Film Festival's Official Selection

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impressive performances
14 September 2019 | by KirpianuscusSee all my reviews

A powerful film. For performances and cinematography, first. A religious story. It is not an evidence, only the feeling across entire film. A surprising force of acting of the two young lead actors. The photography, the Afrikaans itself, the bitter atmosphere, the game of appearences as solid virtues. The only problem, maybe the story who is more a sketch for give to the viewer the chance to define the moments, to put together the reactions of characters or to judge.


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South Africa | France | Greece | Poland

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Afrikaans | English

Release Date:

13 September 2019 (USA) See more »

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The Harvesters See more »

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Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa See more »

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