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Cast overview, first billed only:
Lianie May ...
Riana van Niekerk
Bok van Blerk ...
Dirk Pretorius
Steve Hofmeyr ...
Mike Ferreira
Jay du Plessis ...
Jakes Ferreira (as Jay)
Vaughan Gardiner ...
Wian van Niekerk
Karlien van Jaarsveld ...
Rolene Ferreira
Ivan Zimmermann ...
Pieter Naude
Hanna Grobler ...
Louise Ferreira
David Clatworthy ...
Attie Ferreira
Wynand van Vollenstee ...
Bennie Ferreira
Andre Odendaal ...
Rot (as André Odendaal)
Neels Clasen ...
Mossie
Ashley Saunders ...
Tenk
Paul Lückhoff ...
Frik de Klerk
Izak Davel ...
Francois de Klerk
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Platteland features a stellar cast of actors and musicians and puts a vibrant new spin on some of the most popular Afrikaans hits of the past few years. It tells the story of Riana van Niekerk who is desperately fighting to save her family's farm from Mike Ferreira. He has his own agenda and is determined to drive Riana from the land and seize her farm. When Dirk Pretorius, a drifter with many secrets of his own, arrives in town, new alliances are formed and love blossoms in unexpected ways. Written by screen africa

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The first good Afrikaans film in the past 10 years
3 June 2012 | by (South Africa) – See all my reviews

If you simply want a movie with happy-chappy music and famous actors, then Platteland is for you.

But if you want to see a good Afrikaans movie, the first in the past 10 years!, then you should also see Platteland.

It has many mistakes, don't misunderstand. If all the songs were scrapped, then it would have been years better. These people are actors, not singers. And on every song you can hear how much their voices had to be rectified with computers. And the story has a few weak points. etc.

But this movie gives hope (Johanna!) for our industry.


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