Release on March 31, 2011

Drama/ 98 min, 35mm and DCP, Dolby Digital 5.1

Original Language: English



Against the backdrop of Apartheid in the early 1960ís, Ingrid Jonker struggles with love and life and becomes one of the most important poets of South-Africa.


Director:               Paula van der Oest

Writer:                  Greg Latter

Cast:                    Carice van Houten, Liam Cunningham, Rutger Hauer,

                           Graham Clarke, Nicholas Pauling, Candice D'rcy,

                           Ceridwen Morris, Grant Swanby, Jennifer Steyn


Producers:             Arry Voorsmit (Riba Film International/ The Netherlands)

                           Frans van Gestel (IDTV Film)

                           Richard Claus (Comet Film/ Germany)

                           Michael Auret (Spier Film/ South Africa)


World Sales:          Bavaria Film International

Distributor:            A-Film Distribution


Director of Photography:   Giulio Biccari

Editing:                          Sander Vos

Casting:                         Christa Schamberger, Ana Feyder,

                                    Jeremy Zimmermann

Art Director:                    Darryl Hammer

Costume Designer:            Rae Donnelly

Make Up/ Hair:                 Raine Edwards

Music:                            Philip Miller



With the support of the Dutch Film Fund (www.filmfonds.nl),

CoBo Fund and NTR.


Participated co-production markets:

- at the International Film Festival, Cinemart in Rotterdam

- IFP Market, NO BORDERS in New York

- at the Netherlands Film Festival, Producers Platform in Utrecht


... see SYNOPSIS

... see Nelson Mandela ABOUT THE POEM "THE CHILD..."



Principal Cast:

Carice van Houten/

Ingrid Jonker


Carice van Houten

Liam Cunningham/ Jack Cope



 Rutger Hauer/ Abraham Jonker 




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