The Huisgenoot movie hits cinemas today

2016-11-25 09:45

Cape Town - Huisgenoot, in association with kykNET Films, produced the romantic drama, Vir Die Voëls, as part of their centenary celebrations in 2016.  

The movie is inspired by the true story of Irma en Sampie de Klerk.

Two years ago the magazine was thinking of ideas to celebrate their 100th birthday. 

They decided to make a romantic comedy and asked readers to send in their love stories. 

Irma and Sampie from Newcastle won the competition and that is how Vir die Voëls was born.

About the movie

Irma Humpel (Simoné Nortmann), a surly tomboy who ends up in a wedding dress, in front of the altar, with the boy who relentlessly teased her as a child. She has always believed that independence was the only form of freedom, until Sampie de Klerk (Francois Jacobs) came along and challenged her convictions on all levels. 

Other cast members include Elize Cawood, Nicola Hanekom, Neels van Jaarsveld, Drikus Volschenk, Leandry Smith, Liam Bosman, Lara Kinnear, Candice Kruger and Bennie Fourie.

Watch the trailer here:

Catch the film in cinemas nationwide. 

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