De Wet, a 34-year old, workaholic detective is burnt out, having immersed himself in an investigation involving the ruthless murder of 9 girls. De Wet captures the killer and, in a fit of rage, brutally beats the suspect. De Wet's boss sends him away to the isolated town of Loxton in the middle of the Karoo to cool off while the controversy blows over. Written and directed by Deon Meyer. In cinemas 5 July.