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A young woman is desperate to save her company from a take-over. When she hears that being in a relationship will get her a deal, she hires a model to be her fake boyfriend.

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Joshua Rous

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Anel Alexander (original story), James Gracie (original story) (as James Alexander) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Anel Alexander ... Jaci van Jaarsveld
Nico Panagio ... JP Basson
Sandra Vaughn Sandra Vaughn ... Karla Jordaan
Louw Venter Louw Venter ... Hertjie Greyling
Paul du Toit ... Markus Rossouw (as Paul Du Toit)
Diaan Lawrenson Diaan Lawrenson ... Chadrie Snyman
Corine du Toit Corine du Toit ... Denise Marais
Louis Minnaar ... Andries Buys
Carine Rous Carine Rous ... Susan
Jody Abrahams Jody Abrahams ... Fernando
Wikus du Toit Wikus du Toit ... Josie
Jakkie Groenewald Jakkie Groenewald ... Swanepoel
Leoni Venter-Roux Leoni Venter-Roux ... Girl in bar
Leandie du Randt ... Girl in bar
Zetske van Pletzen Zetske van Pletzen ... Model
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Storyline

Workaholic Jaci will go to any lengths to protect the boutique advertising agency she works for from being bought and dismantled by a ruthless businessman known as 'The Jackal'. Hope exists in the form a huge contract for a prestigious wine farming family. But winning this contract won't be simple. Jaci needs to convince the farm owner that she lives up to his company's ideals of family values and commitment by proving that she is in a loving, long term relationship. Desperate to appear to be living the balanced life she has long discarded, Jaci decides to hire a model to pretend to be her fake fiancé for the day. At the pitch meeting the facade seems to have worked until the client insists her and her fake fiancé come away for the weekend to experience the wine farm before she pitches for the contract. Things start to get very complicated, very quickly for poor Jaci, especially since the man she has hired to be her stand-in-fiancé, is the very 'Jackal' himself who is trying to sink ... Written by Scramble Productions

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Taglines:

'n Halwe waarheid. 'n Halwe leen. 'n Hele gedoente.

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

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Country:

South Africa

Language:

Afrikaans

Release Date:

17 February 2012 (South Africa) See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

ZAR5,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,127,059
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Production Co:

Scramble Productions See more »
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Soundtracks

Stasie
Performed by Jak De Priester and Anel Alexander
Written by Antjie Krog
Courtesy of Coleske
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South African comedy/romance comes of age!
19 February 2012 | by mark-296-183651See all my reviews

I thought it was just great....lots of fun, great wit, stunning scenery and a clear sign to me that the SA movie industry is moving forward at pace...congratulations!! it's a must see, don't forget the biltong, popcorn and Koeksisters !! Anel Alexander and Nico Panagio were just the biz, and for someone who can't speak Afrikaans - thanks for the sub-titles ; )

I thoroughly enjoyed the humour and capers, and the Vrede en Lust wine farm setting did more than add an important dimension to the movie, it was a great advertisement for the beauty of SA...reminds me that it's time for another tour of the wine lands !!

Finally, and perhaps most important, its' becoming clear that South Africans are more willing than ever to poke fun at themselves, a sure sign of maturity....long may that continue !


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