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1981 - RECCE, Henk Viljoen, is wrongfully declared KIA behind enemy lines. Abandoned by his superiors; it's a race for survival in which his mental and physical abilities are pushed to their limits, as he navigates his way through the treacherous Angolan war zone in an effort to make his way home to his loved ones.
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Credited cast:
Greg Kriek ... Henk Viljoen
Christia Visser ... Nicola Viljoen
Grant Swanby ... Captain Le Roux
Maurice Carpede ... Impi Buthulezi
Marius Weyers ... General Piet Visagie
Albert Maritz Albert Maritz ... Leon Viljoen
Karlé Briedenhann Karlé Briedenhann ... Lorraine van Rooyen
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sonni Chidiebere Sonni Chidiebere ... Interrogator
Elsabé Daneel Elsabé Daneel ... Sandra Viljoen (as Elsabe Daneel)
DeVille Vannik ... Russian Soldier
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After the South African National Defence Force wrongfully declares young RECCE Henk Viljoen dead behind enemy lines, it's up to him alone to use every skill and tool in his arsenal to make it back to his grieving wife. With the enemy hot on his trail and a lethal gunshot wound in his gut, Henk's chances for survival are looking slim as he navigates the treacherous war torn African landscape. Written by Johannes Ferdinand Van Zyl

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English | Afrikaans

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28 September 2018 (South Africa) See more »

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Dramatic & beautiful film
9 October 2018 | by miena-27817See all my reviews

Fantastic South African production with great production value! This film is fictional and an ode to the men that fought and died. Also to the woman and children and the innocents that were affected by the atrocities of war. Above all, the film lauds the courage, prowess and humanity intrinsic in the Recces. Great South African actors like Greg Kriek, Christia Visser, Marius Weyers, Grant Swanby etc. with brilliant acting performances! Beautiful scenery, outstanding cinematography! The film is yet another reminder how many people are still hurting after the border war. Indeed as described: A dramatic story of great sorrow in a time of war but also of faith, family and the good in people! Will recommend to everybody!


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