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Fiela se Kind (1988)

A coloured woman in South Africa finds a white baby on her doorstep and raises him as her own. Nine years later,he is discovered and taken away.

Director:

Katinka Heyns

Writers:

Chris Barnard, Dalene Matthee (novel)
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Cast

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Shaleen Surtie-Richards Shaleen Surtie-Richards ... Fiela Komoetie
André Rossouw André Rossouw ... Elias van Rooyen
Lida Botha Lida Botha ... Barta van Rooyen
Dawid Minnaar Dawid Minnaar ... Benjamin Sr.
Marchelle Verwey Marchelle Verwey ... Nina Sr.
Jan Ellis Jan Ellis ... Benjamin Jr.
Annie Malan Annie Malan ... Nina Jr.
Goliath Davids Goliath Davids ... Selling Komoetie
Jacques Loots Jacques Loots ... Lange
Cobus Visser Cobus Visser ... Dikke
Ernst Eloff Ernst Eloff ... Magistrate
Limpie Basson Limpie Basson ... Kaliel September
Louw Verwey Louw Verwey ... John Benn
Alex Heyns Alex Heyns ... Petrus Zondagh
Flip Theron Flip Theron ... Mr. Kapp
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A coloured woman in South Africa finds a white baby on her doorstep and raises him as her own. Nine years later,he is discovered and taken away.

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Country:

South Africa

Language:

Afrikaans

Release Date:

2 February 1988 (South Africa) See more »

Also Known As:

Fiela's Child See more »

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Mono

Color:

Color
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a mother knows when a child is her own
8 February 2015 | by jvanderwalt5See all my reviews

This movie also falls on the panel of my favorite movies ever.the entire movie is so touching and its the start of Sharleen surtie Richards movie Career. A white child 3 years old is found by Fiela(Sharleen) one night on her door step.So she takes care of him like he was her own.She called him Benjamin(Jan Ellis).then one day 2 census men came to Fiel's quarters to count the people.Everything went well then Benjamin arrives and both men were shocked because those days whites and brown were not allowed to mix so they took him away to Knysna.they believe he is the boys who got lost 9 years ago But Fiela is going to do anything to prove them wrong and get Benjamin back. Watch this outstanding movie and get the bigger picture. Directed by Katinka Heyns. A sonneblom films classic,,


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