About the film

Southern Africa, 1865. A mixed-race woman living in the arid Karoo takes in a lost white child and raises him as her own. Nine years later, the boy is removed and forced to live in the Knysna Forest with a family of woodcutters who claim that he is theirs. Separated by law and geography, Fiela and Benjamin spend a decade trying to find each other while simultaneously coming to terms with their individual identities.

Awards

Won Best Feature Film & Best Achievement in Scriptwriting at the 2020 South African Film and Television Awards

DIRECTOR

Brett Michael Innes

WRITER

Brett Michael Innes, Dalene Mathee (novel)

CAST

Zenobia Kloppers, Luca Bornman, Drikus Volschenk, Carla Classen, Wayne Smith

Run Time

2hr

Rating

G

Trailer

Bonus Content

Tune in for writer-producer Kaye Ann Williams, speaking to the winning team of the Best Feature Film at the 2020 SAFTAs. Including Director Brett Michael Innes and actors Zenobia Kloppers (Fiela Komotie) and Wayne Smith (Benjamin Komoetie).

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