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Windprints (1989)

TV-14 | | Action, Drama, Thriller | 29 June 1990 (UK)
A South African video journalist is sent to neighboring Namibia to do a story on a man who has been going around and killing black laborers. The killer, Nhadiep, has an almost mythical ... See full summary »

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Charles Rutherford
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Anton van Heerden
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Henning
Eric Nobbs ...
'Platvoet' du Plessis
Lesley Fong ...
Nhadiep
Kurt Egelhof ...
Pieterse
Dana Niehaus ...
Helmut
Trudie Taljaard ...
Marie
Goliath Davids ...
Wilsnath
Johan Kreuger ...
Rootman (as Johan Kruger)
Sarel Bocks ...
Joey
Freda Kaptein ...
Marta
Jonathan Goliath ...
Gerrit
Lida Botha ...
Karen
Julia Burazin ...
Joanna
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A South African video journalist is sent to neighboring Namibia to do a story on a man who has been going around and killing black laborers. The killer, Nhadiep, has an almost mythical status to both the white farmers and the black laborers with his ability to evade capture in the racially segregated country. Written by kamas716

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1 August 2004 | by (Afaria Beach) – See all my reviews

With great actors such as Sean Bean and John Hurt this is really an amazing movie with great cinematography and a larger than life type story that is both bright and well written.

On the acting side Bean did his do's and is more believable than most actors acting Afrikaners in almost every movie, (ahooy Mr Shucks) Windprints was a brilliant piece to watch and it is kind of sad that it was banned in its country of origin, South-Africa. But hell if you really want to watch it, pay a visit to the South-African film Archive in Pretoria. That is the only facility with a copy.


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