Promised Land is the story one man's journey to find truth... and one community's desperate struggle to hide from it. The script is based on an award winning novel by Karel Schoeman.

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George Neethling
Yvonne Van Den Bergh ...
Carla Hattingh / Anna Neethling (as Yvonne van den Bergh)
Daniel Browde ...
Paul Hattingh
Ian Roberts ...
Gerhard Snyman
Louis van Niekerk ...
Hennie Hattingh
Dan Robbertse ...
Hendrik Hattingh
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Johannes Hattingh
Wilma Stockenström ...
Mart Hattingh
Lida Botha ...
Kotie Snyman
Miems de Bruyn ...
Tant Miemie
Tobie Cronje ...
Fanie Raubenheimer
Julie Strijdom ...
Loekie Lourens
Cobus Visser ...
Wet Lourens
Carlie van Niekerk ...
Lourens daughter 1
Rita Botha ...
Lourens daughter 2
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Promised Land is the story one man's journey to find truth... and one community's desperate struggle to hide from it. The script is based on an award winning novel by Karel Schoeman.

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Some things are worth dying for.

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24 January 2003 (South Africa)  »

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I gi tis Epangelias  »

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Sensitive look at today's South Africa
20 August 2003 | by (Montreal) – See all my reviews

An intelligent, emotional, sensitive movie about back-country South Africa. I saw the movie while living there for 6 months in 2002-2003. It's a post-Apartheid movie that touches on how an outsider sees S.Africa, how some local whites cling to past ways even though other local whites wish to move on with their lives. There is suspense, love, drama, great writing and cinematography. Unfortunately, the ending sinks to unreasonable depths of human stupidity, best leave before the end. Otherwise, a very likable movie.


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