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WATCH: Behind-the-scenes of new local historical period drama

2016-03-23 12:03

Cape Town – Modder en Bloed is a new Afrikaans film that goes where few other local films have. This historical period drama turns back the clock and takes a look back into the history of South Africa.

We take a closer look at the film in this behind-the-scenes interview with director, Sean Else, and some of the cast members both local and international.

What is the film about?

Set in 1901, this period epic follows Willem Morkel – a Boer and family man whose wife and son are murdered during the Anglo-Boer War. Captured as a prisoner of war, Willem must survive incarceration in the notorious St. Helena concentration camp and defeat the ruthless Colonel Swannell, at his own game… Rugby.

The cast

Willem Morkel - Stian Bam
Katherine Sterndale - Charlotte Salt
Kolonel Swannell - Grant Swanby
Finn Kelly - Patrick Connolly
Isak Naude -Albert Maritz

When does it open?

Friday, 1 April 2016.

Going behind the scenes

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